Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

January 31, 2011 16:32 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE Ontario President to Present Union's Submission to Pre-Budget Consultations

Fred Hahn Will Tell Finance Committee to "Build a Better Ontario" Through Wise Investments in Human, Physical Infrastructure and Fair Corporate Taxation

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 31, 2011) - Fred Hahn, President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, will present the Union's recommendations for the upcoming Provincial Budget to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario's Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs on Tuesday, February 1, at 2:15 p.m.

Mr. Hahn is expected to tell MPPs and the McGuinty Government to "Build a Better Ontario" through a balanced approach of wise investments in vital services and physical infrastructure, while ensuring corporations pay their fair share of the Provincial tax burden. By doing so, Ontario's fragile economic recovery can continue to strengthen.

Notice to reporters, assignment desks and photo desks – Immediately following Fred Hahn's presentation, there will be media availability outside the committee room. Media wishing to interview Mr. Hahn should contact CUPE Communications Representative Kevin Wilson at 416-821-6641.

WHO: CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn
WHAT: Pre-Budget Submission to the Standing Committee
  on Finance and Economic Affairs
WHEN: Tuesday, February 1, 2:15 p.m.
WHERE: Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Room 151

Contact Information

  • Kevin Wilson
    CUPE Communications