Starts: June 23rd, 2012 - 2:00pm
Ends: June 23rd, 2012 - 8:30pm
Where: CUPE Atlantic Regional Office
271 Brownlow Avenue
CAMPAIGN TRAINING FOR UNION MEMBERS & PROGRESSIVES CONSIDERING RUNNING IN NOVA SCOTIA'S MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
June 23rd, 10am to 4:30pm
CUPE Atlantic Regional Office at 271 Brownlow Avenue in the Burnside Park, Dartmouth
Municipal and School Board elections are happening in all communities across Nova Scotia on October 20th, 2012.
The Canadian Labour Congress and CUPE Nova Scotia are offering a *free* campaign training workshop for union members who might be interested in running for office in the upcoming muncipal elections as well as self-identified progressive candidates for Mayor, Municipal Council and School Boards across the province. This campaign training will be of interest especially to first-time municipal and school board candidates, but will also be a valuable training for incumbents and those who have run for office previously.
If you are considering running for municipal or school board office in Nova Scotia's municipal elections on October 20th, this training is not to be missed.Prospective candidates are also welcome and encouraged to register and bring key volunteers and campaign staff with them for this training session.
Experienced campaign organizers from the Canadian Labour Congress headquarters in Ottawa will be amongst presenters at this important workshop on campaign tips, tricks and techniques. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and CUPE Nova Scotia believe that "Municipalities Matter"! The importance of municipal and school board decisions to everyone in the province is increasingly profound.
The Canadian Labour Congress has produced a series of Fact Sheets on the importance of municipal issues, which is available online at http://www.canadianlabour.ca/action-center/municipality-matters
To register for this free campaign training workshop on Saturday June 23 in Dartmouth, please email or phone: • Canadian Labour Congress Atlantic Regional Representative Tony Tracy: 902-223-9489 (cell) / firstname.lastname@example.org (email)
• CUPE Atlantic Regional Communications Representative John Mccracken: email@example.com (email)
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