CUPE Alberta convention to be held in Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE – The Alberta Division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will hold its annual convention next week 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 include (all times are approximate):

Thursday, March 31st

11:00 am              Dennis Mol, Outgoing CUPE Alberta President 

Friday, April 1st

9:30 am                Paul Moist, CUPE National President


Saturday, April 2nd

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

Contact: Lou Arab


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