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Postal Worker Arrested Delivering Mail to G8

MEDIA ADVISORY JUNE 27, 2002

Postal workers deliver mail to Kananaskis - G8 leaders, you've got mail!

CUPW WORKER ARRESTED AND RELEASED/
LEGAL COLLECTIVE UPDATE

CALGARY, ALBERTA - In an attempt to fulfil a promise to deliver protester's messages to the G8 leaders, postal worker Darren Steinhoff was arrested at the barricades in Kananaskis yesterday, and subsequently released. Steinhoff was part of a 40-person group of postal workers which travelled from Calgary to Kananaskis to deliver mail to the G8. That mail consists of hundreds of letters written by demonstrators, postal workers and families gathered at the Family March on June 23 in Calgary.

WHAT A press conference with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, and the G8 Legal Support Collective, discussing the arrest and release of union worker Darren Steinhoff, and a general legal update.

WHEN Thursday, June 27, at 3:30 p.m.

WHERE Alberta IndyMedia Centre, Epcor Centre, corner of 9th Avenue and Macleod Trail SE

WHO Denis Lemelin, 2nd national chairperson of Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Dave Bleakney, national union representative of Canadian Union of Postal Workers
David Eby, Legal Collective


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For more information, please contact:

Molly Amoli K. Shinhat, Media and Communications Specialist, CUPW 613-222-3952

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