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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