Vancity Credit Union

Vancity Credit Union

June 17, 2013 15:00 ET

Media Advisory: Vancity Achieves Key Milestone as Canada's Largest Living Wage Employer and Invites Other Organizations to Join to Help Build a Strong Economy and Reduce Poverty in BC

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 17, 2013) -

Attention Editors: Photo opportunity with security staff receiving living wage Hindi, Punjabi, Mandarin and French language speakers will be available for interviews
WHAT? Vancity has achieved a key milestone as Canada's largest living wage employer and will be sharing their learning's with other organizations towards building strong healthy communities and reducing poverty in BC.
WHO? Vancity - SVP Operations, Ellen Pekeles
Living Wage for Families Campaign representative
Other living wage employers including the Canadian Cancer Society and Eclipse Awards.
Recipients of a living wage
WHEN? Tuesday, June 18, 2013 10 AM
WHERE? Vancity
183 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver
(Main and Terminal)
WHY? For most of the last decade our province has had the highest child poverty rate in Canada. We believe paying a living wage is an important and achievable poverty reduction strategy. Putting more money in the hands of working families is one of the best economic development strategies we can employ and an important way to solve family and child poverty.

Photo opportunities and B-roll available

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