Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario
Ontario Health Coalition

Ontario Health Coalition

March 23, 2010 16:19 ET

Media Advisory: Ontario's Already Damaged Home Care System at Risk Again as Ontario Poised to Lift Ban on Competitive Bidding When Service Contracts End March 31

STRATFORD, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 23, 2010) - Ontario's home care system has already been seriously damaged by the McGuinty government's continuation of Mike Harris' contracting out policy and may now be less than two weeks away from further harm if the province proceeds with plans to lift its ban on competitive bidding when service contracts expire March 31, union officials, health care experts and home care workers will warn at a Stratford news conference on March 24.

WHO: Doug Allan, CUPE National researcher 
  Pam Huckle, Retired home care worker
WHAT: News Conference
WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 24, 2010
WHERE: Stratford Rotary Complex
  353 McCarthy Road
  Community Room 136 
  Stratford, ON

Contact Information

  • CUPE National researcher
    Doug Allan
    CUPE Communications
    Ronald Boisrond