TORONTO The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, and the Ontario Federation of Labour will release a report on Tuesday, April 27 documenting the crisis facing municipally-operated child care centres across the province.
The report will be released at 11:00 a.m. at the Queens Park media studio.
Participants will include:
- Shellie Bird, co-president, Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care
- Sid Ryan, president, CUPE Ontario
- Wayne Samuelson, president, Ontario Federation of Labour
Dan Mathieson, mayor, City of Stratford, where council considered closing a municipal child care centre as part of its 2004 budget deliberations.
For more information, please contact:
Pat Daley, CUPE Communications
416-299-9739 ext 264 - 416-616-6142 (cell)
Kira Heineck, Executive Director
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care
416-538-0628 ext 3