Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

September 30, 2011 16:22 ET

Media Advisory: Singh poised for historic breakthrough

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 30, 2011) - Fred Hahn, President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, and union members will be joining Bramalea-Gore-Malton NDP Candidate Jagmeet Singh for a special CUPE canvass tomorrow, Saturday, October 1.

The canvass is being organized in the wake of new poll results showing that Jagmeet Singh is poised to make a historic breakthrough and become the first New Democrat ever elected in Mississauga or Brampton.

"Jagmeet is on the verge of a massive breakthrough, and we want to show our support," says Hahn. "This is a riding where every vote really does count. We've believed in Jagmeet all through the campaign and are really excited that he will likely be the next MPP for Bramalea-Gore-Malton."

Earlier today, the Ontario Federation of Labour released poll results for Bramalea-Gore-Malton:

NDP: 34%
Liberal: 32%
PC: 25%
Green: 5%
Who: Fred Hahn, President, CUPE Ontario
NDP Candidate, Bramalea-Gore-Malton
What: CUPE canvass and show of support
When: Meet at campaign office at 11:45 a.m., Saturday, October 1
Where: 18-470 Chrysler Drive, Brampton

Contact Information

  • CUPE Ontario
    Fred Hahn
    President
    416-540-3979

    CUPE Communications
    Craig Saunders
    416-576-7316