Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour

June 26, 2014 13:48 ET

Fidel Castro's Niece to Receive OFL Workers' Rights Award at World Pride

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 26, 2014) - The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) will present Mariela Castro Espin with the OFL Outstanding Workers' Rights Advances Award for 2014. Ms. Castro Espin is a Member of the Cuban Parliament and Director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX).

She is also the daughter of current Cuban president Raúl Castro and feminist and revolutionary Vilma Espín, and is the niece of former president Fidel Castro.

What: Workers' Rights Award Presentation at World Pride
Who: Mariela Castro Espin, Cuban Member of Parliament (Award Recipient)
Sid Ryan, President of the Ontario Federation of Labour
Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress
When: Thursday, June 26, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (award presentation at approx. 7:30 pm)
Where: CLC International Labour Reception
Pride Labour House (OPSEU Offices)
31 Wellesley Street, Lower level, Toronto

Contact Information

  • Sid Ryan
    OFL President

    Steven Staples
    OFL Acting Communications Director
    416-578-3230 (cell)