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Working Issues: Economic and political developments and the road ahead for Canadian workers

Thu., Mar. 5, 2015 11:30 a.m.

Location: Studio (AH 105), School of Journalism, University of Regina

How does the Canadian economy and political scene look from the perspective of Canadian workers? Here's your opportunity to discuss the issues with the head of a national union. Format: Brief presentation followed by open Q & A. Bring your lunch!

Working Issues: Economic and political developments and the road ahead for Canadian workers
Presentation and discussion with Paul Moist, CUPE National President.  

Thursday, March 5
11:30 - 12:30
School of Journalism
AH 105 - Studio

Paul Moist is National President of CUPE, Canada’s largest union with 628,000 members. Moist is CUPE’s 5th National President and its first from Western Canada. He was elected in 2003. He has been a CUPE member since 1975 and has worked full-time for CUPE since 1983. He is also vice-president of the Canadian Labour Congress and a governor of the Labour College of Canada. He has previously held numerous positions including treasurer of the United Way of Canada, vice-chair of the Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation, and co-chair of the Premier’s Economic Advisory Council (in his home province of Manitoba). He is a graduate of the University of Manitoba and lives in Winnipeg with his wife Marion.