Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

June 12, 2008 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Alberta Gets a "D" on Child Care

Albertans react to province's poor score on national child care report card

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2008) - Representatives of working parents will hold a news conference this Friday to demand better from both the federal and provincial government when it comes to providing affordable, quality child care for Alberta's working families.

Confirmed speakers include Cara More-Moffett from the Public Service Alliance of Canada, and Bill Moore-Kilgannon from Public Interest Alberta.



WHAT: News Conference about Alberta's "D" on child care

WHERE: #31, 9912-106 Street - Commonwealth Building

WHEN: Friday, June 13, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.


Earlier this week, the Canadian Labour Congress released new information for working parents to help them see the progress (or lack thereof) governments are making when it comes to affordable, quality child care.

The full set of report cards is available on the Equality! Once and for All! web site: www.onceandforall.ca.

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.2 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils.

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