Media Advisory - Canadian Jobs For Canadian Workers! Rally and Press
Conference

VANCOUVER, March 30 /CNW/ -

    
    Time/Date:
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    -   10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 31 (rain or shine)

    Location:
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    -   Esquimalt Graving Dock, 825 Admirals Road, Victoria

    Purpose:
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    -   To demand the Federal Government give Canadian Infrastructure jobs to
        Canadian workers.

    -   To make people aware that a new crane for the Public Works Canada
        Esquimalt Graving Dock is going to be erected by imported Chinese
        workers, while unemployed - qualified - Canadian tradesworkers stand
        idly by.

    -   To ensure that the Federal Government closes the loopholes that
        allowed the Chinese workers to circumvent our immigration rules by
        entering Canada as "specialized workers".

    Participants:
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    -   James Leland, Business Manager, Ironworkers Local 97

    -   Unemployed Ironworkers (current Vancouver Island unemployment rate
        for Ironworkers is 50%)

    Technical:
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    -   No sound set-up available.
    

SOURCE IRONWORKERS LOCAL 97

For further information: For further information: James Leland, Cell (604) 908-5687; Cecil Damery, Cell (604) 314-9125

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