Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour
Drive To Work Caravan

Drive To Work Caravan

June 10, 2009 10:34 ET

Media Advisory: Kenora Drive To Work Caravan Heading to Sudbury for June 13

Here's a list of cities and events along the way

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 10, 2009) - The Ontario Federation of Labour Drive To Work Caravan that left Kenora on June 8 will travel to Wawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Elliot Lake to join up with the other DR2WRK Caravans in Sudbury on June 13th.

The OFL's Drive To Work Caravan is travelling 3,000 km, participating in over 100 events in more than 50 cities province-wide. "Communities all across Ontario are reeling from the economic storm that has hit our province," said OFL president Wayne Samuelson who is travelling with the Kenora Caravan. "Thousands of people have lost their jobs. Cities and towns are on red alert as public services are cut back at a time when people and communities need them most."

"I can't tell you how important it is to hear your stories and what you think would help us out of this economic situation," said Samuelson.

Upcoming events for the Kenora Caravan:

June 11
White River 10:15 a.m. Meeting with the Mayor

Wawa 12:00 noon Meeting with Community leaders
Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre

Sault Ste. Marie 5 - 7 p.m. Dinner and speakers
USW Hall
68 Dennis Street

June 12
Elliot Lake 12:30 p.m. Presentation by Mayor Rick Hamilton
Elliot Lake Memorial

June 13
Sudbury 3:00 p.m. Variety of events at Mine Mill
5:00 p.m. BBQ
7:00 p.m. Stage events/entertainment

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

  • Wayne Samuelson
    Ontario Federation of Labour
    416.571.7408 (mobile)
    OFL Communications
    Dana Boettger/Sheila Keenan
    416.443.7665 (direct), 1.800.668.9138
    Sandra Clifford
    OFL staff
    416.573.0623, on site (mobile)
    Vern Edwards
    OFL staff
    416.578.4258, on site (mobile)