Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

September 04, 2011 12:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Marie Clarke Walker to Attend Labour Day Event in Victoria

CLC Executive Vice-President available for comments to media

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2011) - Marie Clarke Walker, CLC Executive Vice-President, will attend a Labour Day picnic in Victoria on Monday, September 5th. The event is sponsored by the Victoria Labour Council.

Clarke Walker will be available for comments to the media.

Canadian workers have celebrated their achievements each year on Labour Day since it was declared a national holiday in 1894. This year the focus is on demanding the changes – in salaries, working conditions and pensions – that are needed to improve the lives of our children and grandchildren.

WHO: Marie Clarke Walker
Executive Vice-President, CLC
WHAT: Labour Day Picnic
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Monday, September 5, 2011
WHERE: Irving Park, Victoria, B.C.

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.2 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils. Web site: Twitter: @CanadianLabour

Contact Information

  • Dennis Gruending
    CLC Communications (prior to September 5):
    Cell and text: 613-878-6040

    Iris Taylor
    CLC Pacific region (on September 5)
    Cell: 604-999-4237