Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

March 23, 2010 14:42 ET

Media Advisory: Ontario CUPE President at Queen’s Park on Early Learning Bill

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 23, 2010) - Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario leader Fred Hahn will appear before the Ontario Standing Committee on Social Policy today to express support and concerns his union has for Bill 242; an Act to Amend the Education Act.

Hahn will tell the committee CUPE Ontario supports early learning provided in an integrated public delivery model ensuring quality of care, but will caution that the government is only implementing part of the vision for early learning and needs to be clear on a timetable and on stabilization of funding for childcare in general.

  Who: Fred Hahn, President, CUPE Ontario
     
  What: Bill 242 – An Act to Amend the Education Act and certain other Acts in relation to early childhood educators, junior kindergarten, kindergarten, extended day programs and certain other matters
     
  Where: Committee Room #151, Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park
     
  When: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 — 5:20 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    Chris Watson
    416-553-9410