Media alert - CUPE anti-poverty March route confirmation

    TORONTO, Oct. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - The 2,000 members of CUPE will March to
Eradicate Poverty Wednesday, October 17th beginning at noon and proceeding to
Metro Hall Square.

    The Route:

    Bremner Ave. to Navy Wharf Crt. to
    Blue Jay's Way to John St. to King St. W. right turn to Metro Hall

    The Speakers:

    Paul Moist, national president Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
    Claude Généreux, secretary-treasurer CUPE
    Sid Ryan, president CUPE Ontario
    Joanne Webb, co-senator of CUPE's National Aboriginal Council
    Sri Lankan refugee Lucya Pirapakaran of the Worker's Action Centre
    Petrus Mashishi, President of the South African Municipal Workers' Union

    Music provided by Faith Nolan.

For further information:

For further information: Wendy Forbes, CUPE Communications, (416)
892-8716; Sébastien Goulet, CUPE Communications, (613) 808-0675; Hélène
Bélanger, CUPE Communications, (416) 893-7458

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