Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour
Drive To Work Caravan

Drive To Work Caravan

June 08, 2009 18:22 ET

Media Advisory: OFL-On the Road After Oshawa Launch Drive to Work Caravan Heads to Belleville, Kingston, Smiths Falls, Cornwall

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - After the launch of the Drive to Work Caravan in Oshawa and the Job Loss Tour the Caravan heads to Peterborough and Belleville with events planned for today in those cities.

The Ontario Federation of Labour Drive To Work Caravan is a province-wide tour that will be on the road from June 8 - 25th. The Caravan will go to over 50 cities in the province with over 100 events planned.

The Caravan starting in Oshawa will visit the following cities in the days ahead:

June 9, 2009
Belleville 9:30 a.m. MPP Offices of Leona Dombrowsky
Prince Edward-Hastings
81 Millenium Parkway

Kingston 11:45 a.m. Community Meeting
Sisters of Providence
1200 Princess Street

1:30 p.m. Meeting with unemployed workers
USW Hall
105 Sutherland Drive

Smiths Falls 5:30 p.m. Community Rally BBQ
Victoria Park Campground
30 Lombard Street

June 10, 2009
Smiths Falls 10:00 a.m. Tay Rideau Food Bank
93 Russell Street East

Cornwall 3:00 p.m. City Hall Meeting with Mayor and Councillors)
360 Pitt Street

5:30 p.m. Navy Club
30 Sixth Street East

6:30 p.m. Town Hall presenters
Plant Closures, Public Service
stripping/downsizing, Impact on Social Agencies

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
    Irene Harris
    416.347.0454 (mobile)
    OFL Communications
    Dana Boettger
    416.443.7665 (direct) or 1.800.668.9138
    OFL Communications
    Sheila Keenan
    416.443.7665 (direct) or 1.800.668.9138
    OFL Staff
    Carrol Anne Sceviour
    on site 416.606.5046 (mobile)