Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour

June 08, 2009 10:37 ET

OFL: Media Advisory-Drive to Work Caravan Launched in Kenora Travels to Dryden and Fort Frances (June 8)

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - The Ontario Federation of Labour's DRIVE TO WORK CARAVAN is officially on the road after the Caravan's simultaneous launch from Kenora and Oshawa this morning.

The 3,000 mile province-wide tour has been put together by the OFL's affiliated unions, anti-poverty groups, the faith community and unemployed workers to listen and document the impact of the recession on families and communities. The Caravan will travel to over 50 cities in Ontario that have over 100 events planned.

Today the DRIVE TO WORK Caravan will travel to:

June 8 - Dryden 12:30 p.m. BBQ at Dryden Memorial Arena
84 Whyte Ave. (parking lot)

June 8 - Fort Frances 7:00 p.m. Fort Frances Town Council meeting
Fort Frances Civic Centre
320 Portage Ave.

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 http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=84266611429 and YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/DRV2WRK)

Contact Information

  • Ontario Federation of Labour
    Wayne Samuelson
    416-571-7408 (mobile)
    Ontario Federation of Labour
    Dana Boettger/Sheila Keenan
    OFL Communications
    416-443-7665 (direct) or 1-800-668-9138
    Ontario Federation of Labour
    Sandra Clifford
    OFL Staff
    416-573-0623 (mobile)