OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire -08/31/12)- CUPE National President Paul Moist will celebrate Labour Day with the Ottawa and District Labour Council on Monday, Sept. 3.
On Labour Day we take a moment to celebrate the important contributions of working people to our country. It is workers who build our cities, produce the goods we use day-to-day, and provide vital services that Canadians depend on.
Moist will join the parade and will speak at the community picnic at McNabb Park.
WHO: Paul Moist, national president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees WHY: To celebrate Labour Day WHERE: Parade begins at Ottawa City Hall (Elgin St. at Lisgar St.) and ends at March to McNabb Park (Gladstone Ave. and Bronson Ave.) where a picnic will take place. WHEN: Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 12 noon - parade 1 p.m. - picnic at McNabb Park Mr. Moist will speak at the picnic and will be available for interviews.
With 620,000 members across Canada, CUPE represents workers in health care, education, municipalities, libraries, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services and airlines.
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