Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

January 23, 2010 11:03 ET

Media Advisory: Toronto No Prorogue Rally January 23

Media Availability for CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 23, 2010) - A contingent from the Ontario Division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE Ontario) will attend this afternoon's rally in Toronto opposing the Federal Government's decision to prorogue the House of Commons.

The CUPE Ontario contingent will marshal at the southeast corner of Yonge-Dundas Square, across the street from the Hard Rock Cafe.

Notice to editors: CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn will be available to speak with reporters at this event. Those seeking comment should contact communications representative Kevin Wilson at 416-821-6641.

Who: CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn, marching alongside CUPE members from across Toronto and the CUPE Freedom Singers.

What: 'No Prorogue' Toronto rally, one of dozens taking place across Canada.

When: Saturday, January 23, 1:00 p.m.

Where: Southeast corner of Yonge-Dundas Square, across street from Hard Rock Cafe (look for the pink CUPE flags).

Why: To call on the Prime Minister Stephen Harper to resume the work of Parliament on January 25, the day Parliament was supposed to resume sitting.

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    Kevin Wilson
    416-821-6641