- Nearly 650 delegates expected to attend week-long convention
- Canadian Doctors for Medicare's Dr. Monika Dutt speaks today (Nov. 3) at 1:30 p.m.;
HEU's Bonnie Pearson speaks Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 10:30 a.m.;
NDP leader John Horgan speaks Thursday (Nov. 6) at 3:40 p.m. (approx.)
VANCOUVER, Nov. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The 46,000-member Hospital Employees' Union will hold its 29th Biennial Convention this week at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Vancouver, November 3 to 7.
Nearly 650 delegates will debate a number of resolutions and constitutional amendments as well as elect a new Provincial Executive to lead the union for the next two years.
Delegates will also be celebrating the 70th anniversary of the union, which was founded at Vancouver General Hospital in the fall of 1944.
Media are welcome to attend the proceedings which begin each morning at 9 a.m.
Some highlights include:
Dr. Monika Dutt, Chair, Canadian Doctors for Medicare
Monday, November 3, 1:30 p.m.
Bonnie Pearson, Secretary-Business Manager, HEU
Tuesday, November 4, 10:30 a.m.
John Horgan, Leader of the Official Opposition
Thursday, November 6, 3:40 p.m..(approx)
All proceeding will take place in the Regency Ballroom on the third floor of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver.
SOURCE: Hospital Employees' Union
For further information: Mike Old, HEU Communications Director, 604-828-6771 (cell)