AUPE to rally in Red Deer today — bed closures on the agenda

Doug Knight, president of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, will is planning to hold a rally in downtown Red Deer today.

Doug Knight, president of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, is planning to hold a rally in downtown Red Deer today.

More than 150 union members and other supporters are expected to gather in an effort to draw attention to the Alberta government’s plan to close 246 acute-care beds in Alberta Hospital Edmonton.

The rally will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon outside the Red Deer Lodge hotel.

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