CUPE Alberta convention to be held in Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE – The Alberta Division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) opens its annual convention today in Grande Prairie.

About 200 delegates are expected to converge upon the Holiday Inn to elect a new President and deal with issues ranging from health care, education, and long term care.

CUPE represents over 30,000 members in Alberta working in the municipal, school board, long term care and other sectors.

Media are welcome to attend.

Dates:   March 31-April 2nd
Place:    Holiday Inn and Suites
                9816 – 107 St, Grande Prairie
Highlights (all times are approximate):

Thursday, March 31st

11:00 am              Outgoing CUPE Alberta President, Dennis Mol


Friday, April 1st

9:30 am                CUPE National President, Paul Moist


Saturday, April 2nd

9:30 am                Alberta NDP Leader, Brian Mason
11:00 am              Election of a new President

Contact: Lou Arab

 Communications Representative


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