TORONTO, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers
Union of Canada (CEP) has donated $25,000, through its Humanity Fund, to
Oxfam emergency flood relief efforts in Pakistan and is raising
additional funds from members and Local unions across the country.
CEP is urging members and Locals to give generously to the growing need
for assistance for the 20 million citizens impacted by the flood. "The
need continues to be great in Pakistan and CEP members and their
families have a proud tradition of helping those in need," said CEP
President Dave Coles.
Combined, the Canadian labour movement has already pledged more than
$160,000 for the relief effort in Pakistan.
The CEP Humanity Fund is a member-supported fund that helps people
facing disasters and poverty, promotes decent work and supports
equitable development in Canada and around the world.
SOURCE Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada
For further information: For further information:
Duncan Brown, Executive Director, CEP Humanity Fund, 613-230-5200 x 281