Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

November 02, 2005 11:20 ET


Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, News Editor, World News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor OTTAWA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 2, 2005) - Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress, will take part in tomorrow's "School of the 3Ps" mobile classroom event at Ottawa City Hall with Paul Moist, President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

The mobile classroom, presented by CUPE Ontario, features displays with information about the various forms of privatization. In particular, it demonstrates that P3s (public-private partnerships) are a form of privatization that create profits for large corporations at public expense.

The stopover in Ottawa tomorrow morning will highlight the significant number of P3 projects underway in Canada's capital.

What: The "School of the 3Ps" mobile classroom

When: Thursday, November 3 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: Ottawa City Hall, near the Human Rights Monument outside
161 Elgin Street

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 137 district labour councils. Web site:

Contact Information

  • Jeff Atkinson, Canadian Labour Congress
    Primary Phone: 613-526-7425
    Secondary Phone: 613-863-1413