Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

March 04, 2010 15:06 ET

Media Advisory-Ontario Budget: Windsor Walk to Tell Duncan "Invest in Kids!"

WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 4, 2010) - Parents, child care advocates, child care and child protection workers will be walking on Friday, March 5 to ask Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan to keep city day cares open and make child care and child protection a priority in his spring budget.

The walk, sponsored by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario and the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care (OCBCC), and supported by the Windsor and District Labour Council, will gather directly across from the Glengarry Child Care Centre, 495 Glengarry Avenue, one of seven Windsor day cares marked for closure.



WHO: Fred Hahn, President, CUPE Ontario
Dino Chiodo, President, Windsor and District Labour Council
Scot Cipkar, Local Parent / Ontario Coalition for Better Child
Care (OCBCC)
Jean Fox, President, CUPE 543 (City of Windsor Employees)
Cathy Matte, President, CUPE 2286 (Windsor/Essex Children's Aid
Society)

WHAT: Walk & speeches

WHEN: 12:00 p.m., Friday, March 05, 2010

WHERE: Start: Corner McDougall St. & Chatham St. E.
Gathering: Parkette: Wyandotte St. E. & Glengarry Ave.
across from the Glengarry Child Care Centre
Windsor, ON


Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    Chris Watson
    (416) 553-9410