Toronto –The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have now initiated legal proceedings concerning the privatization of Hydro One Inc. The case is before Mr. Justice Gans of the Ontario Court of Justice. The unions seek a ruling that the provincial government has no legal authority to sell its shares in Hydro One - the second largest transmission company in North America.
CEP and CUPE are holding a rally and march to fight the sale of Hydro One:
- Tuesday, April 16, 2002
- 11:30 am (see attached itinerary)
- Toronto City Hall
Nathan Phillips Square
Ontario Electricity Coalition
Jack Layton, Councillor
For more information:
Diane Chester (416) 537-6100 ext. 69
Itinerary - Tuesday, April 16, 2002
- 11:00 am
Meet at Nathan Phillips Square
Banner, hydro tower, leaflets, cell phones
Press scrum and leafleting of Nathan Phillips Square
Depart Nathan Phillips Square for Hydro One Building
(N.E. Corner of Albert and Bay, 1 north of Queen St.)
Depart Hydro One Building, head south along Bay St.
eafleting and calling Premier’s office
Arrive S.W. corner of King and Bay St.
move tower slowly west along south side of King St.
take tower once around perimeter of square in TD center
Back at King and Bay
Photo Op in front of Nesbitt Burns N.W. corner King and Bay
Nesbitt Burns is 1 of 3 main underwriters of Hydro One IPO
Depart for Nathan Phillips Square
Arrive Nathan Phillips Square
Final leafleting (councillors meet us in the Square)