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AUPE’s Anti-Privatization committee will be in Red Deer this Sunday, June 23, to help collect signatures for the Keep Michener Open petition, and would like to invite members and supporters to join them.
Members of the Opposition from all three parties joined volunteers for Keep Michener Open to go door knocking in Red Deer, collecting more signatures on the petition to keep the facility open. The MLAs were: David Eggen, NDP MLA for Edmonton-Calder; Darshan Kang, Liberal MLA for Calgary- McCall; and Rod Fox, Wildrose MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka. The campaign hopes to have 30,000 signatures before the end of the summer. Over 15,000 signatures have currently been collected.
RED DEER – On June 16, Keep Michener Open volunteers in Red Deer will get help collecting petition signatures from Rod Fox, Wildrose MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka, David Eggen, NDP MLA for Edmonton-Calder and Darshan Kang, Liberal MLA for Calgary-McCall.
AUPE members are encouraged to participate in a rally against government cuts to Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) at the Alberta legislature, Friday June 14 at noon.
EDMONTON – Alberta’s largest union is pleased to read media reports stating the cuts to PDD that were supposed to take place July 1 will be put off after thousands around the province demonstrated against them.