OTTAWA, April 14 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Police Association (CPA) will hold its Annual General Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario from April 19 to April 22, 2010. Delegates representing 41,000 front line police personnel members will meet to discuss the key CPA Advocacy priorities which delegates will be taking to Members of Parliament during the annual "Police Day on Parliament Hill".
The CPA Advocacy priorities include:
- Funding police for the future
- Independent Association for the RCMP
- Public Safety Officer Compensation Benefit
Legislative Fact Sheets on each CPA 2010 Advocacy Issues can be consulted at www.cpa-acp.ca under "Justice Reform"
The Following events are open to media:
Monday, April 19, 2010: Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street, -
----------------------- Victoria Ballroom, 2nd floor
9:00 - 9:20 a.m. President's Welcome
The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister Public
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Mr. Michael Ignatieff, Leader,
Liberal Party of Canada
11:30 - 11:45 a.m. Mr. Jack Layton, Leader, New Democratic Party
15:30 - 15:45 p.m. Mr. Gilles Duceppe, Leader Bloc Québécois Party
Tuesday, April 20, 2010: CPA POLICE DAY ON PARLIAMENT HILL
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. CPA Press Conference - Mr. Charles Momy
(President, CPA) and Mr. Tom Stamatakis
Location: Charles Lynch Room -
Centre Block, Parliament Hill
Charles Momy and Tom Stamatakis will explain
the Canadian Police Association's priorities
which delegates will be taking to
Parliamentarians during "Police Day on
The CPA is the national voice for approximately 41,000 police personnel serving across Canada. Through our 160 member associations, CPA membership includes police personnel serving in police services from Canada's smallest towns and villages as well as those working in our largest municipal cities, provincial police service, members of the RCMP, railway police, and First Nations police associations.
The CPA would like to acknowledge Public Safety Canada for their contribution to the Canadian Police Association Annual General Meeting.
SOURCE Canadian Police Association (CPA)
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