Media Advisory - Ontario Nurses Urge Ontarians to Vote for Care, Not Cuts: ONA President available for election comment

TORONTO, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) reminds Ontarians to exercise their democratic right to vote in today's provincial election. ONA President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN, is available for comment on election day and on Friday, June 13.

ONA ran a province-wide campaign that urged voters to be informed about the PC's platform and make an informed decision when casting their ballots.

ONA President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN, says that, "If Ontarians care about their health care, they will take a hard look at the policies of each of the parties, particularly a Tim Hudak-led PC party."

ONA is the union representing 60,000 front-line registered nurses and allied health professionals as well as more than 14,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in Ontario hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, the community, industry and clinics.

What: ONA President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN, available for election comment.
When: Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13

SOURCE Ontario Nurses' Association

For further information: Ontario Nurses' Association: Sheree Bond, (416) 964-1979 ext. 2430, cell: (416) 986-8240, shereeb@ona.org; Katherine Russo, (416) 964-1979, ext. 2214; katheriner@ona.org; Visit us at: www.ona.org; www.morenurses.ca; Facebook.com/OntarioNurses; Twitter.com/OntarioNurses