Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

April 12, 2011 13:59 ET

CUPE BC's 48th Annual Convention Hits Vancouver April 13-16

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 12, 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 tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13.

The convention kicks off tomorrow night with an address from CUPE BC President Barry O'Neill. 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. Interim Official Opposition Leader Dawn Black will speak to delegates on Friday morning, two days before the NDP chooses its next Leader.

WHAT:48TH ANNUAL CUPE BC CONVENTION
WHEN:WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 (7:30 pm) – SATURDAY, APRIL 16 (4 pm adjournment)
WHERE:HYATT REGENCY, VANCOUVER BC

Contact Information

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