Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

November 20, 2009 10:30 ET

Media Advisory: Children's Aid Staff Hold Blue Ribbon Day Re Crisis in Children's Services

BELLEVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 20, 2009) - Local staff from the Hastings Children's Aid Society, members of CUPE 2197, will wear blue ribbons to work today, National Child Day, and will use their lunch hour to hand out ribbons and message bookmarks outside Walmart in warning of a "growing crisis" in children's services in Hastings County and across the province due to inadequate support from the provincial government.

Who:Children's aid staff, members of CUPE Local 2197
  
Date: Friday, November 20. 2009
  
Time:12:00-1:00pm
  
Location: (outside) Walmart

Contact Information

  • CUPE Local 2197
    Mark Zwart
    613-242-9189
    or
    CUPE Local 2197
    Michelle Gingrich
    613-969-6055
    or
    Kathy Johnson
    CUPE Social Services Sector Coordinator
    416-272-6698
    or
    Chris Watson
    CUPE Communications
    416-553-9410