Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)



Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

April 25, 2014 09:46 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE Nova Scotia to hold 51st Anniversary Convention in Western Shore

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - April 25, 2014) - CUPE Nova Scotia will hold its 51st Convention in Western Shore from April 27 to May 30, at the Oak Island Resort and Conference Centre.

The convention will address a number of issues of concern to the 18,000 CUPE members and their families in the province, including Bill 37, federal cuts to EI programs, violence in the workplace, reform of the Canada Pension Plan and more.

Media are welcome to attend and report on events. Highlights include:

  • April 27, 7:00 pm - CUPE Nova Scotia President Danny Cavanagh
  • April 27, 7:45 pm - Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Rick Clarke
  • April 28, 9:00 am - Day of Mourning Vigil
  • April 28, 11:00 am - CUPE National President Paul Moist
  • April 29, 11:00 am - CUPE National Secretary Treasurer Charles Fleury (French interviews available)
  • April 29, 7:00-9:00 pm - Town Hall with Maude Barlow and Paul Moist on Health Accord - Best Western Plus, Bridgewater

CUPE is Nova Scotia's second largest union and represents over 18,000 women and men throughout the province's public sector.

Contact Information

  • Danny Cavanagh
    CUPE NS President
    (902) 957-0822 (Cell)

    John McCracken
    CUPE Atlantic Communications Representative
    (902) 880-8057 (Cell)