Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

April 25, 2012 18:23 ET

CUPE BC's 49th annual convention gets underway tonight

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 25, 2012) - More than 600 delegates from across the province are gathering in Victoria for the next three days at the Victoria Convention Centre for CUPE BC's 49th annual convention.

The convention kicks off tonight at 7:30 with a keynote address from CUPE BC President Barry O'Neill. Additional speakers to Convention include CUPE National President Paul Moist, BC NDP Leader Adrian Dix, IBEW Local 258 President Michelle Laurie and Secretary-General of the General Alliance of Concerned Teachers of the Philippines Francisca Castro.

WHAT: 49TH ANNUAL CUPE BC CONVENTION

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 (evening) - SATURDAY, APRIL 28 (4 pm adjournment)

WHERE: VICTORIA CONVENTION CENTRE, VICTORIA BC

Twitter: @CupeBCNews (hashtag: #CUPEBC12)

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