Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

May 23, 2013 14:47 ET

Media Advisory: CAS stakeholders to rally against cuts to services for children and youth-CUPE calls on Piruzza to stop cuts and restore funding

WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 23, 2013) - Stakeholders in the Children's Aid Society (CAS) network will join forces at a rally on Friday, May 24 to pressure Minister of Children and Youth Services Teresa Piruzza to stop cuts and restore services within the sector. While the rally will be held in front of Minister Piruzza's Windsor riding office, organizers emphasize that cuts are a problem throughout the area and across the province.

Who: Stakeholders in the Children's Aid Society (CAS) network
What: CAS Stakeholders rally to pressure Minister Piruzza to stop sector cuts and restore services. While the rally will be held at Minister Piruzza's riding office, cuts are a problem throughout the area and across the province.
When: Friday, May 24, 2013 at 12:00 noon
Where: Minister Teresa Piruzza's office
2570 Dougall Avenue
Windsor

Scheduled speakers:

  1. Andrea Madden, Community Initiatives Coordinator, Windsor CAS and CUPE Ontario 3rd Vice President
  2. Theresa Flynn, CUPE Local 3042 President, Hamilton CAS
  3. Ann Suderman, CUPE Local 1766 President, Haldimand-Norfolk CAS
  4. Aubrey Gonsalves, CUPE Local 2316 President, Toronto CAS and provincial CUPE CAS representative
  5. Dino Chiodo, President, Windsor District Labour Council

Contact Information

  • Andrea Madden
    Community Initiatives Coordinator, Windsor CAS
    and CUPE Ontario 3rd Vice President
    (519) 999-0383

    Barry Blake
    CUPE Communications
    (613) 852-3279