Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

April 05, 2011 17:51 ET

CUPE BC's 48th annual convention hits Vancouver April 13-16

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 5, 2011) - More than 600 delegates from across the province will gather in Vancouver at the Hyatt Regency for CUPE BC's 48th annual convention starting next Wednesday.

The convention kicks off Wednesday evening with an address from CUPE BC President Barry O'Neill. No CUPE BC Convention would be complete without an international guest speaker, and on Thursday April 14 Gati Malete, the Treasurer of the South African Municipal Workers Union, will speak to delegates, while Friday, April 15 will feature keynote speaker Linda McQuaig, author of The Trouble with Billionaires.

WHAT: 48TH ANNUAL CUPE BC CONVENTION

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 (7:30 pm) – SATURDAY, APRIL 16 (4 pm adjournment)

WHERE: HYATT REGENCY, VANCOUVER BC

Additional speakers will be confirmed and announced early next week.

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications Representative
    Clay Suddaby
    604-313-1138 (cell)
    Twitter: @CupeBCNews
    www.CUPE.ca