OTTAWA, May 2, 2012 /CNW/ -
|What:|| The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is holding a press conference.
|When:||Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.|
|Where:|| 377 Bank Street (corner of Lewis/Bank)
|Who:|| The purpose of the press conference is to release a report commissioned by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers titled "Profiting from Repression: Canadian Investment in and Trade With Colombia".
This report details the involvement of Canadian companies in murdering trade unionists, environmental destruction, the displacement of indigenous peoples and paramilitary activities. This damning report involves several prominent Canadian companies and raises serious questions about Canada's trade policy.
Andres Idarraga Franco, Red Colombiana Frente a la Gran Minería Transnacional (RECLAME), Colombia, will be on hand to take questions.
For further information:
Please contact Mike Palecek, (613) 236-7238, ext. 7919 or (613) 808-8883 (cell).