(Ottawa) The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 503 will respond today to the recommendations of an Ottawa jury enquiring into the death of a Greely, ON, woman last fall.
The jurys recommendations may have implications for workers in EMS, including paramedics and dispatchers, across the province.
The five-person jury is enquiring into the death of Alice Martin, who died en route to hospital October 14th, 2003, after waiting over 20 minutes for an ambulance.
CUPE 503 legal counsel John McLuckie will be available for media comment on-site after the jury presents its recommendations:
CUPE legal counsel John McLuckie
200 Kent Street, at Laurier
Tax Court, 3rd Floor
Today, Tuesday, 7 September 2004
The jury is expected to present at 1:00 PM
For more information:
David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (cell) 613-878-1431