TORONTO, Sept. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s unions are launching a cross-Canada tour ahead of next month’s federal election to promote priority issues with workers. CLC President Hassan Yussuff will be in Toronto to launch the national tour, which includes training for union activists. The training will help prepare workers to canvass their communities in battleground ridings across the GTA and throughout Canada. He will be available to speak to media about “A Fair Canada for Everyone,” the CLC’s federal election campaign, which launched on Labour Day.

Canada’s unions are calling for leaders to commit to a single-payer, universal, public pharmacare program, to protecting pensions, tackling climate change, creating good jobs, and doing it all while building inclusive communities.

Who:Hassan Yussuff, CLC President
  
What:CLC Campaign School
  
Where:OPSEU Region 5 Membership Centre, 31 Wellesley St.
  
When:September 7, 2 p.m.

To arrange an interview on or before this event, please contact:

Chantal St-Denis
National Representative, Media Relations
613-355-1962 or cstdenis@clc-ctc.ca

Amy Boughner
National Representative, Media Relations
613-247-8951 or aboughner@clcctc.ca