May 24, 2013 14:34 ET
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 24, 2013) - More than 1000 members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) from across the province will gather at the Sheraton Toronto Centre starting Wednesday for the 50th annual CUPE Ontario Convention.
For half a century, CUPE Ontario has stood up for fairness and quality public services. At this Convention, members will celebrate 50 years of building a better Ontario. Continuing its democratic tradition members will vote on the policies and an action plan that direct CUPE Ontario's political action over the next year.
Media are invited to join us for key moments during the Convention, which is expected to be one of the largest in our union's history. Events open to media include:
For the first time, CUPE Ontario is also making these events and many others available online at cupeon50.ca. You can also follow the Convention on Twitter at #cupeon50.
CUPE is Ontario's community union, with members providing the quality public services we all rely on, in every part of the province, every day. CUPE Ontario members are proud to work in social services, health care, municipalities, school boards and universities.
CUPE CommunicationsCraig Saunders416firstname.lastname@example.org
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