Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

May 29, 2015 07:13 ET

Media Advisory: NDP Leader Mulcair, CLC President Yussuf addressing CUPE Ontario Convention today

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 29, 2015) - Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuf will address more than 1100 members of Ontario's largest union today at the Toronto Sheraton Centre Hotel.

At 11:30 a.m., NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, leader of the official opposition, will address the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario Convention. The convention delegates comprise leaders from local unions in every Ontario community.

CLC President Hassan Yussuf will take the podium at approximately 3:30 p.m.

These and several other events listed below are open to media. Access to the Convention floor does require a press pass. Media are requested to register in advance so passes can be ready when you arrive. To register or for more information, please contact Craig Saunders, CUPE Communications, by phone (416-576-7316) or email (csaunders@cupe.ca).

Friday
11:30 a.m. Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair
Noon Equality Lunch featuring Desmond Cole, MPP Cheri DiNovo and New Tradition Music.
1:50 p.m. Injured Workers Award
3:30 p.m. CLC President Hassan Yussuf

Please note that exact times may change. Speeches by Mulcair and Yussuf, and the Injured Worker Award presentation will also be webcast at http://cupe.on.ca/convention2015/webcast/.

CUPE is Ontario's community union, with 250,000 members providing 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, universities and airlines.

Contact Information

  • For more information, or to register, please contact:
    Craig Saunders
    CUPE Communications
    416-576-7316