Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour
Drive To Work Caravan

Drive To Work Caravan

June 08, 2009 17:30 ET

Media Advisory: After Kenora Launch the Ontario Federation of Labour's Drive to Work Caravan Travels to Atikokan, Thunder Bay, Nipigon, Terrace Bay, Marathon

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - The Drive To Work Caravan launched in Kenora is now on the road and travelling today to Dryden and Fort Frances. The province-wide tour will cover 3,000 km and visit over 50 different cities to listen and document the impact of the recession on families and communities.

Tuesday, June 9
Atikokan 11:30 a.m. Meet and Greet
Atikokan Help Centre
Foodland Mall, Main Street

12 noon Soup Kitchen at the Legion
O'Brian Street

Thunder Bay 5:30 p.m. Chili Supper at Lakehead Labour Centre
929 Fort William Road

Wednesday, June 10
Nipigon 11:00 a.m. Soup Kitchen in Nipigon at the Royal
Canadian Legion
102 Fifth Street

11:30 a.m. Speeches and presentation to local
food bank

Terrace Bay 2:30 p.m. Speakers and presentation to food bank
Terrace Bay Legion
Highway 17

Marathon 6:00 p.m. Wednesday night concert at the
Canadian Tire Mall
2 Peninsula road
(Speakers and presentation to food

Follow the progress of the DRIVE TO WORK CARAVAN on the DRV2WRK website:
http://www.drivetowork.ca (RSS feeds http://feeds2.feedburner.com/Drv2wrk , twitter posts http://twitter.com/drv2wrk , Blog http://www.drivetowork.ca/blog/,
Facebook community www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=84266611429 and
YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/DRV2WRK)

Contact Information

  • Ontario Federation of Labour
    Wayne Samuelson
    416.571.7408 (mobile)
    OFL Communications
    Dana Boettger
    416.443.7665 (direct) 1.800.668.9138
    OFL Communications
    Sheila Keenan
    416.443.7665 (direct) 1.800.668.9138
    OFL staff
    Sandra Clifford
    416.573.0623, on site (mobile)