Vancouver Civic Election Defamation Suit Settled

BURNABY—A defamation suit filed by CUPE BC and CUPE Local 1004 on November 25, 2014 against the Vancouver Civic Non Partisan Association (NPA) and mayoralty candidate Kirk LaPointe has been settled, and all parties to the suit today issued the following joint statement.
JOINT STATEMENT
In October and November 2014, during the Vancouver civic election campaign, the NPA and its mayoralty candidate Kirk LaPointe made allegations of improper conduct on the part of CUPE Local 1004.  Those allegations also affected CUPE BC.
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Strong Communities Festival serves up fun

KELOWNA - CUPE Local 338 was proud to sponsor the Second Annual Strong Communities Family Festival in Kelowna on Saturday.  Local president Lee Mossman said, “our members are happy to give back to the community and show that CUPE cares about the places we live, work and play in.”
The event was packed and featured a free family festival with tai chi, a barbeque, popcorn and snow cones.  For the kids there were bouncy castles, face painting, balloon animals and arts and crafts. Every child also received a goody bag!
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Harper must negotiate release of Canadian journalist imprisoned in Egypt—CUPE BC

BURNABY—British Columbia’s largest union has called on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to take action to have Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy released from prison in Egypt and deported to his home country. CUPE BC’s message to the prime minister is in addition to the letter last week from Paul Moist, national president of CUPE, as well as an open letter signed by more than 300 prominent Canadians.
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CUPE 3338 reaches Tentative Agreement with SFU

BURNABY – CUPE Local 3338 representing support staff at Simon Fraser University reached a tentative agreement late on Friday night, ending four long, consecutive days of bargaining.
"I'd like to thank the bargaining committee for their hard work and persistence in reaching this deal," said CUPE 3338 President Fiona Brady Lenfesty. The groups met to bargain a dozen times in 2015.
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