Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

February 19, 2014 09:25 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE Nova Scotia to host Black History Month event

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 19, 2014) - CUPE Nova Scotia Celebrates Black History Month by hosting a discussion with Captain Kevin Reade, one of the leaders of the Halifax Black Firefigthers Association's recent and historic successful Human Rights challenge.

Dignitaries from Halifax's African-Nova Scotian community including Halifax Regional School Board Member Melinda Daye, Dr. Rhonda Britton, former NDP MLA Percy Paris, and our Poet Laureate El Jones will be joining us for what we hope will be a lively discussion on Restorative Justice practices and the struggle for equality in our workplaces.

When: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 11 am to 2 pm

Where: Cornwallis Street Baptist Church, 5457 Cornwallis St., Halifax

Live Music: Halifax hip hop artist Kyle McKenna of 'What Up Steve?' fame

Light refreshments will follow.

Contact Information

  • Michelle Cohen
    CUPE Equality Representative
    (902) 802-5800 (m)

    John McCracken
    CUPE Communications Representative
    (902) 880-8057 (m)