ATU Local 113

ATU Local 113

March 10, 2008 08:30 ET

REMINDER: Media Advisory-Special Report on the TTC to be issued and Toronto Transit Workers' Union Public Campaign to be Launched

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 10, 2008) - A Media Conference sponsored by Toronto Transit Workers ATU Local 113 will be conducted at Toronto City Hall on Monday, March 10, 2008.

The purpose of the conference is two-fold:

- Leading Ontario environmentalist and former Ontario Cabinet Minister Marilyn Churley will introduce her just-completed Special Report that calculates, for the first time, the dollar value of the TTC to Toronto and its residents.

- ATU 113 President Bob Kinnear will formally launch an innovative public campaign, the largest ever conducted by a Toronto union, to promote awareness of the value of the work of TTC employees. The campaign involves TV ads in five languages, advertising on TTC vehicles and subway stations, a special website, and other materials. Three of the ads will be previewed for the media.

Churley and Kinnear will make short individual presentations and then invite questions.

DATE: Monday, March 10, 2008

TIME: 11:15 a.m.

PLACE: Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West
Committee Room 1

Contact Information

  • Reno Associates
    Bill Reno
    (416) 223-7366