May 11, 2011

B.C. community health campaign wins Labour Media awards

BURNABY—CUPE and Hospital Employees Union (HEU) members, volunteers and staff were recognized for communications excellence at the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) awards held in Burnaby, British Columbia.

In the B.C. region, CUPE won the Best TV Ad Award for Smile in support of the B.C. Community Health campaign and an honourable mention for Best Cyberunion for the B.C. Community Health campaign site -

The HEU earned five awards and CUPE National received an honourable mention for Best Website Content for CUPE 3902 won three awards.

CALM members include labour communicators from national, provincial and local unions from across Canada and the annual awards cap off two days of workshops and the Annual General Meeting hosted this year at the HEU's provincial office in Burnaby from May 5 - 7.

A complete list of CUPE and HEU awards can be found here.

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