Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour
Drive To Work Caravan

Drive To Work Caravan

June 10, 2009 16:19 ET

Media Advisory: Drive to Work Oshawa Caravan on the Road to Hawkesbury, Ottawa, Renfrew, Pembroke, North Bay, Sudbury

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 10, 2009) - The Drive to Work Caravan launched in Oshawa on June 8 will be travelling to Hawkesbury, Ottawa, Renfrew, Pembroke, North Bay and Sudbury.

The province-wide Drive To Work tour will travel to over 50 cities in Ontario from June 8 - 25th and finish in Toronto on June 25th. Along the way the Caravan will listen to what people living through this recession have to say. The Ontario Federation of Labour is gathering the stories, ideas, videos of people and communities across the province. The messages from the people of Ontario will be given to the Premier.

Here's where the Oshawa Caravan is headed next:

June 11
Hawkesbury 11:30 a.m. Community Meeting/BBQ
Confederation Park
John Street

Ottawa 3:30 p.m. Link up with local caravan at
Alta Vista Baptist Church
887 Canterbury Avenue

4:00 p.m. Event/Premier Dalton McGuinty's
Ottawa South Constituency Office
1795 Kilborn Avenue

June 12
Renfrew 8:30 a.m. Rally/breakfast
O'Brien Park,
Arthur Street

Pembroke 11:00 a.m. Rally/BBQ
Pembroke Marina, Waterfront Park
Albert Street

North Bay 5:00 p.m. Meeting with unemployed workers
OPSEU Offices
579 Fraser Street

June 13, 14
Sudbury starting at 3:00 p.m. a variety of events at Mine, Mill Campground

Follow the progress of the DRIVE TO WORK CARAVAN on the DRV2WRK website:

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
    Irene Harris
    416.347.0454 (mobile)
    Ontario Federation of Labour
    Dana Boettger
    OFL Communications
    416.443.7665 (direct) or 1.800.668.9138
    Ontario Federation of Labour
    Sheila Keenan
    OFL Communications
    416.443.7665 (direct) or 1.800.668.9138
    Ontario Federation of Labour
    Carrol Anne Sceviour
    OFL Staff
    On site 416.606.5046 (mobile)