Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

October 07, 2010 15:25 ET

CUPE 503 Media Advisory: 86 City of Ottawa Candidates Will Participate in Municipal Election Forum Tomorrow, October 8th

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2010) - CUPE Local 503 is pleased to confirm that 86 City of Ottawa municipal election candidates, will be in attendance for the 2010 municipal election forum on privatization.

WHEN: October 8th, 2010 from 8 a.m. to noon
WHERE: Sheraton Hotel, Rideau Room
WHO: International John Galbraith Award winner John Loxley;
  Pierre J. Hamel who wrote a report commissioned by the Canadian Federation of Municipalities on Public Private Partnerships;
  Toby Sanger, CUPE Economist;
  Pierre-Guy Sylvestre, University of Quebec Economist

Following their presentations, there will be a question and answer period.

CUPE Local 503 represents a wide range of municipal workers – including paramedics, those providing services to seniors, the homeless and families with low incomes, as well as childcare, public health, public works, library and recreation workers – to name just a few.

Contact Information

  • CUPE National Representative
    Jean-Marc Bezaire
    CUPE Communications
    Christian Martel