Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

May 31, 2012 07:00 ET

Media Advisory: Members of the Professional Institute to Hold Rally in Moncton (N.B.) on June 1, 2012 in Support of Public Services

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 31, 2012) - Tomorrow at noon, public service employees represented by the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) will hold a rally in Moncton to raise awareness of the impact of the federal government's ongoing attack on the public programs and services that Canadians depend on for their safety and well-being.

Location: Moncton Press Club, 160 Assomption Boulevard
Date: Friday June 1st, 2012
Time: Noon to 1 pm
Special Event: Peanut butter drive in support of Food DEPOT Alimentaire.

Guest speakers:

  • Debi Daviau - Vice-President, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

  • Jeannie Baldwin - Regional Executive Vice-President: Atlantic, the Public Service Alliance of Canada

  • Member of Parliament Dominic LeBlanc (Liberal, Beauséjour)

  • Member of Parliament Yvon Godin (NDP, Acadie-Bathurst)

Schedule:

  • 12:15 - Welcome (PIPSC Interim Atlantic Region Director Brian Thompson)

  • 12:20 to 12:40 - Speeches from invited guests (in order: PIPSC, PSAC, MPs)

  • 12:40 - Presentation of food drive proceeds to Richard McLeod of Food DEPOT Alimentaire

  • 12:45 Lunch

PIPSC is a founding member of Professionals Serving Canadians (PSC), a coalition of public service unions concerned about the impact of cuts to government programs and services on the well-being of Canadians, their families and their communities. Visit www.SafetyEh.ca, and join the growing number of Canadians who are committed to defending public services.

Contact Information

  • Ginette LeBlanc
    (506) 874-7775 (cell)

    Pierre Villon
    (613) 228-6310 extension 2228 or
    (613) 794-9369 (cell)