Ontario Health Coalition

Ontario Health Coalition
Council of Canadians

Council of Canadians

June 08, 2012 14:15 ET

Media Advisory-Media Conference on Budget Bill Privatization Clause (Schedule 28): Community Groups Sound Alarm About Biggest Privatization in Ontario's History

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 8, 2012) -

Attn: Assignment Editor

When: Monday June 11, 2012 at 10:00am
Where: Queen's Park Media Studio
Who: Peter Clutterbuck, Social Planning Network of Ontario
Adrienne Silnicki, Council of Canadians
Natalie Mehra, Ontario Health Coalition
Sheila Cary-Meagher, Toronto District School Board Trustee - Beaches/East York - Ward 16

What: Schedule 28 of the Budget Bill sets up an über "Privatization Minister" with extraordinary powers to override other ministers and override existing legislation, to order the privatization of any or all government services, including health care, education, social services and Service Ontario. Speakers at the media conference will explain the implications of Schedule 28 and what their organizations are calling for.

Contact Information

  • Council of Canadians
    Adrienne Silnicki
    (cell) 902-440-4296

    Ontario Health Coalition
    Natalie Mehra
    (cell) 416-230-6402