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Event: 'Canada-Cuba Solidarity Conference'

Conference
Conference
Date: Saturday, September 02, 2017 At 09:30 AM
Duration: 7 Hours
Contact Info:
Heide Trampus The Worker to Worker, Canada-Cuba Labour Solidarity Network. Phone: 416-431-5498
Email: w2wcclsn@hotmail.com
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Together with the Worker to Worker, Canada-Cuba Labour Solidarity Network

Invite you to a Canada-Cuba Solidarity Conference

Saturday, September 2, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto.

A New Reality in Cuba?

Topics of discussions:

  • Integrating private small businesses in a planned economy.
  • Role of the Union regarding State and non-State workers.
  • U.S. – Cuba relations under Obama and Trump.
  • International solidarity in the new Cuban economic reality, the continuing U.S. blockade and the U.S. occupied territory in Guantanamo.

Presenters:

  • Delegate(s) from the Central Workers Union of Cuba (CTC), including Travel & Tourism, Food and Commercial Workers Unions (names to be confirmed).
  • Arnold August - Montreal based writer, journalist and lecturer, author of: Cuba and Its Neighbours - Democracy in Motion, and his latest book: Cuba-U.S. Relations - Obama and Beyond.
  • Cheryl LaBash – United States Labour activist, retired member of the American Federation of the State County and Municipal Employees Union (AFSCME).

Sponsored by: CUPE National and CUPE Ontario Division, CUPW.

Endorsed by: The U.S. National Network on Cuba, the Canadian Network on Cuba, the Canadian Labour Congress.



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