Keep Hydro Public

Keep Hydro Public

June 14, 2016 12:08 ET

Media Advisory: Thunder Bay residents to jolt local MPPs with Keep Hydro Public campaign

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 14, 2016) - Thunder Bay residents are teaming up with the Keep Hydro Public coalition to launch a new phase in the campaign to stop hydro privatization on Saturday, June 18.

Joining the growing campaign to jolt the Wynne government into halting their plan to sell-off the majority of shares in Hydro One, Thunder Bay residents will attend a local campaign launch this Saturday. After gathering at St. Paul's United Church everyone will fan out across the community to distribute leaflets urging Liberal MPPs Michael Gravelle and Bill Mauro to reflect the wishes of their constituents and speak out against hydro privatization.

An Environics poll of Thunder Bay residents' reveals that 87 per cent oppose the sell-off of majority shares of Hydro One.

WHO: Thunder Bay residents and representatives of Keep Hydro Public coalition partners and Hydro One Not For Sale

WHAT: Keep Hydro Public local campaign launch

WHEN: Saturday, June 18 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: St. Paul's United Church, 349 Waverley Street, Thunder Bay

The Keep Hydro Public campaign is supported by more than 20 community, labour, environment, anti-poverty, and student organizations.

Find out more about the campaign at KeepHydroPublic.ca.

Contact Information

  • Onsite Contact:
    Sarah Jordison
    CUPE Communications
    416-578-5638