Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario
Ontario Health Coalition

Ontario Health Coalition

March 30, 2010 11:13 ET

Media Advisory: Ontario’s Already Damaged Home Care System at Risk Again as Ontario Poised to Lift Ban on Competitive Bidding When Service Contracts End March 31

WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 30, 2010) - Ontario's home care system has already been seriously damaged by the McGuinty government's continuation of Mike Harris' contracting out policy and may now be one day away from further harm if the province proceeds with plans to lift its ban on competitive bidding when service contracts expire March 31, union officials, health care experts and home care workers will warn at a Windsor news conference on March 31.

  WHO: Kelly O'Sullivan, President, CUPE 4308
    Katha Fortier, Ontario Health Coalition
    Pam Huckle, Retired home care worker
     
  WHAT: News Conference
     
  WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 31, 2010
     
  WHERE: Windsor CAW office
    2345 Central Ave.
    2nd floor
    Windsor, ON

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    Ronald Boisrond
    416-292-3999