Media advisory - Gander to host CUPE NL provincial convention

    GANDER, April 27 /CNW/ - CUPE members from across Newfoundland and
Labrador will be in Gander April 30 to May 2 for the 2007 provincial
    The Canadian Union of Public Employees convention is being held at the
Hotel Gander. Highlights of this year's convention include:

    - Gander Mayor Claude Elliott, April 30, 9:00 am
    - CUPE NL President Wayne Lucas, April 30, 9:30 am
    - NDP Leader Lorraine Michael, April 30, 10:30 am
    - Paul Moist, CUPE National President, April 30, 11:00 am
    - Claude Genereux, CUPE National Secretary-Treasurer, May 1, 1:30 pm
    - Robert Fox, Oxfam Canada Director, May 1, 2:30 pm
    - Reg Anstey, President NL Federation of Labour, May 2, 9:30 am

    Key issues to be debated this year include upcoming provincial
bargaining, this week's provincial budget, public control of municipal solid
waste programs and privatization and contracting out.

For further information:

For further information: Wayne Lucas, President, CUPE Newfoundland &
Labrador, (709) 753-0732 (o), (709) 727-2509 (Cell); John McCracken, CUPE
Communications Rep., (902) 455-4180 (o), (902) 222-8457 (Cell),

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