Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

April 28, 2011 14:00 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE National president to rally with Calgary city workers on Friday at noon

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2011) - CUPE National president Paul Moist will be visiting Calgary to address local issues of privatization and to speak about pension reform at the Alberta Federation of Labour convention.

Moist will address a rally in support of keeping Calgary's services public. CUPE 37 president Kevin Galley, representing outside workers, will also be on hand.

CUPE 37 recently learned that the City is considering privatizing maintenance of South Cemeteries, and some parks and irrigation services. Members of the public and delegates from the AFL convention will join CUPE 37 members at the noontime picnic rally.

WHAT:Picnic for Parks
WHEN:Friday, April 29, 2011
noon to 1 p.m.
Picnic lunch will be provided.
WHERE:Prince's Island Park
To access the park, take 4th Avenue SW to 3rd Street SW and head north
WHY:In support of keeping services for Calgary residents public

Contact Information

  • CUPE
    Tony Miotti
    CUPE National representative

    Kevin Galley
    CUPE 37 president