Hamilton Health Coalition

Ontario Health Coalition

Ontario Health Coalition

February 21, 2009 12:07 ET

Media Advisory: Hundreds Expected at Community Meeting to Mobilize Fight Against Hamilton Hospital Cuts

Meeting slated for Monday, Feb. 23

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2009) - An emergency community meeting to mobilize community opposition to hospital cuts is being held on Monday, Feb. 23, at Hamilton's Michelangelo's Conference Centre.

WHAT: Community meeting against hospital cuts

WHO: Hamilton Health Coalition, Ontario Health Coalition

WHERE: Michelangelo's Conference Centre, 1555 Upper Ottawa Street

WHEN: Monday, Feb. 23, 7:00 PM

Hundreds of Hamiltonians are expected at Monday's meeting, which will hear from speakers with the Hamilton Health Coalition, the Ontario Health Coalition and the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions/ CUPE.

The growing tide of cuts to Hamilton hospital services and jobs will be exposed, solutions offered and political mobilization encouraged.

Hamilton residents and organizations are coming together to stop cuts and demand the McGuinty government erase hospital deficits - the source of cuts and upheaval in health care across Ontario. Local Liberal MPPs will be the focus of popular opposition to Hamilton hospital cuts.

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    David Robbins
    Cell.: 613-878-1431