Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

December 11, 2014 10:47 ET

Media Advisory / Event Time Change: CLC and CMA Joining Forces to Improve Retirement Security

WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 11, 2014) - The Canadian Labour Congress and the Canadian Medical Association are joining forces to work toward improving retirement security for all Canadians. CLC president Hassan Yussuff and CMA president Dr. Chris Simpson will be speaking at a press conference about why Canada needs a seniors' strategy. They will be joined by Marion Overholt, Executive Director of Legal Assistance of Windsor, and CLC researcher Mike Luff.

At 5:00 p.m. that same day, they will also be speaking at a public town hall meeting on retirement security. The CLC is partnering with retirees and seniors' groups across the country to raise awareness about Canada's retirement crisis and its call on government to double CPP benefits.

Press conference:

When: 2:30 p.m., Thursday, December 11, 2014

Where: Executive Boardroom, lower level, Giovanni Caboto Club, 2175 Parent Avenue, Windsor

Press conference speakers:

  • Hassan Yussuff, Canadian Labour Congress
  • Dr. Chris Simpson, Canadian Medical Association
  • Marion Overholt, Legal Assistance of Windsor
  • Mike Luff, Canadian Labour Congress

Town hall:

When: 5:00 p.m., Thursday, December 11, 2014

Where: DaVinci Room, Giovanni Caboto Club, 2175 Parent Avenue, Windsor

Town hall panelists:

  • Hassan Yussuff, Canadian Labour Congress
  • Dr. Chris Simpson, Canadian Medical Association
  • Marion Overholt, Legal Assistance of Windsor
  • Peter Pellerito, Unifor 444
  • Irene Mathyssen, MP London-Fanshawe
  • Howard Pawley, former Premier, Manitoba
  • Mike Luff, Canadian Labour Congress

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