MONTREAL, QUEBEC and QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC and OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2015) -

Representatives of major federal bargaining agents and hundreds of public service employees will gather in Montreal and Quebec City on May 19, 2015 to protest the muzzling of Canada's public scientists and partisan interference in the development of public science.

The Montreal event will be held at Place Bonaventure, and in Quebec City, at the Université Laval. In both cases, members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), the Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) will be holding mobilization and information activities between noon and 1:00 p.m.

Location (Montreal): Place Bonaventure, at rue De la Gauchetière
Location (Quebec City): Université Laval, corner of rue du PEPS and rue Marie-Fitzbach
Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.

The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada represents some 55,000 professionals and scientists across Canada's public sector.

Contact Information:

Pierre Villon
(613) 228-6310 ext 2228 (office)
(613) 794-9369 (cell)