Hospital Employees' Union & BC Government and Service Employees' Union

April 23, 2010 14:16 ET

Citizens rally Saturday at Duncan City Square for seniors' care

Rally at Duncan City Square on Saturday, 4 p.m. Citizens, seniors, care workers and family members hold rally to protest continuing chaos and disruption in seniors' residential care.

CORRECTION from Source - correct copy follows: Original ReleaseID 201004220004 In a previous press release issued by Hospital Employees' Union & BC Government and Service Employees' Union at Apr 22 2010 5:49PM, errors occurred. Lori Strom's cell number is 250-246-8771 Attention: City Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Media Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor DUNCAN, BRITISH COLUMBIA, MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - April 23, 2010) - Duncan and surrounding district is experiencing continued chaos and disruption in seniors' residential care.

The closure of Cowichan Lodge, the failed attempted to contract out Sunridge Place staff, the contracting-out of care and support staff at Lodge on 4th in Ladysmith, and Cerwydden Care in Duncan, are undermining our ability to ensure safe, quality care for our seniors.

That's why concerned citizens, seniors, care workers and family members are holding a protest rally
at 4 pm on Saturday, April 24, at Duncan's City Square.

WHAT
Rally to Save Seniors' Care

WHEN
Saturday, April 24 - 4 pm

WHERE
Duncan City Square
/For further information: Alternate contact: Patty Gibson, HEU, 604-328-7393 (cell)/ IN: HEALTH, LABOUR, POLITICS, SOCIAL

Contact Information

  • Lori Strom, BCGEU
    Primary Phone: 250-246-8771