Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC



Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

October 11, 2012 18:36 ET

Ten Percent Shift tour heading to the Kootenays

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 11, 2012) - CUPE BC's Ten Percent Shift campaign is heading to the Kootenays next week for a series of community meetings and presentations.

CUPE BC President Barry O'Neill will talk about the Ten Percent Shift and how it can help individual citizens improve their local economy. In most cases the presentations are sponsored by the local Chamber of Commerce. O'Neill is available for advance interviews and at the events themselves.

For more information on the Ten Percent Shift, please see www.tenpercentshift.ca.

Itinerary:

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - Grand Forks
1 - 3 pm "Big Splash Event" Grand Forks Aquatic Centre

Monday, October 15, 2012 - Nelson
6:00 pm CUPE members presentation, Best Western Baker Street Inn

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - Nelson/Creston
7:00 am Nelson Rotary Club breakfast presentation, Hume Hotel
Noon: Creston Chamber of Commerce luncheon presentation, Creston Ramada Inn
6:00 pm CUPE members presentation - Creston & District Community Complex

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - Fernie/Cranbrook
Noon: Fernie Chamber of Commerce luncheon presentation, Park Place Lodge
7:00 pm - Cranbrook Public Meeting/Presentation - College of the Rockies

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - Invermere
Noon: Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Invermere Rotary Club luncheon
presentation, Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce/Lions Hall

Contact Information

  • For more information, or to arrange
    an interview, please contact:
    Clay Suddaby
    604-313-1138
    csuddaby@cupe.ca

    On Twitter:
    @CupeBCNews
    @TenPercentShift