Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

September 02, 2005 11:23 ET

Canadian Labour's Marie Clarke Walker in Edmonton for Labour Day

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor EDMONTON--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 2, 2005) - Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice-President of the three-million-member Canadian Labour Congress, will celebrate Labour Day in Alberta at an end-of-summer picnic for low-income families in Edmonton.

Event: Edmonton and District Labour Council BBQ

Date: Monday, September 5, 2005

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Place: Boy's and Girl's Club soccer field
Beside Giovanni Caboto Park (95th St. and 109 Ave.)

Labour Day affords the Canadian Labour Congress leadership the opportunity to provide an insight into the 'state of the labour movement'. Clarke Walker will touch on current issues confronting working families and on new efforts by labour to reach out to currently unorganized workers.

Clarke Walker will be available for individual media interviews upon arrival. Arrangements may be made with a phone call to the contacts listed below.

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents three million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 137 district labour councils. Web site:

OTTAWA - Jean Wolff, 613-878-6040

EDMONTON - For information about the event, contact Tom Olenuc, President of the Edmonton and District Labour Council at 780-940-6797 or the EDLC offices at 780-474-4747. /For further information: Jean Wolff, 613-878-6040/ IN: ECONOMY, FINANCE, LABOUR, POLITICS, SOCIAL

Contact Information

  • Tom Olenuc, President, Edmonton and District Labour Council, Canadian Labour Congress
    Primary Phone: 780-940-6797
    Secondary Phone: 780-474-4747