Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

August 29, 2012 16:34 ET

Canadian Civil Liberties Association to join opposition to Bill 115

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2012) - In a press conference tomorrow morning at the Sheraton Hotel, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) will make a major announcement regarding Bill 115, the "Putting Students First" Bill.

Sukanya Pillay, a CCLA director, will outline the association's concerns with the proposed bill's infringement on rights. She will be joined by legal expert Stephen Barrett from Sack Goldblatt Mitchell, as well as Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario President Fred Hahn, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) President Sam Hammond and Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) President Ken Coran.

WHAT: CCLA press conference regarding Bill 115
WHERE: Sheraton Hall A & B, Lower Concourse, Sheraton Centre Toronto, 123 Queen Street West
WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 30
WHO: Sukanya Pillay, Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Stephen Barrett, Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP
Fred Hahn, CUPE Ontario
Sam Hammond, ETFO
Ken Coran, OSSTF

Contact Information

  • Craig Saunders
    CUPE Communications
    416-576-7316