CUPE announcing Extendicare strike vote outcomes at Maples info rally

WINNIPEG – The Canadian Union of Public Employees will be sharing the results of strike votes by CUPE members at Extendicare Maples and Oakview Place at the next information rally.

CUPE Local 2719 President Virginia Monton and Manitoba Health Coalition Provincial Director Thomas Linner will join long-term care workers and allies at a rally at Extendicare Maples to raise awareness about the unfair offer from the for-profit care provider that continues to pay tens of millions in dividends to shareholders every quarter.

Extendicare Maples is one of nine Extendicare facilities in Winnipeg and Brandon and the facility was the subject of an external review after 157 residents were infected and 56 succumbed to COVID-19.

WHEN: Thursday, September 21, 2023
2:00 pm – 6:00pm (speeches begin at 2:15pm with interviews to follow)
WHERE: Extendicare Maples
500 Mandalay Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is Canada’s largest union, with over 36,000 members across Manitoba and 715,000 members across the country. The Manitoba Health Coalition (MHC) is a non-profit, non-partisan health care advocacy organization established to preserve universal, public health care.

– 30 –
For information, contact: Katherine Norton, CUPE Communications at 306-510-6706
Media Advisory
Canadian Union of Public Employees –