/C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- Ontario Nurses' Association/

In the news release, Media Advisory - ONA Nursing Home RNs, ONA Leaders Rally in Support of Striking CCAC Health Professionals, issued 06-Feb-2015 by Ontario Nurses' Association over CNW, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, last sentence, should read "today" rather than "tomorrow" as originally issued inadvertently. Additionally, the "Where/When" section of the table has been updated to include the date and time of the events. The complete, corrected release follows:

Media Advisory - ONA Nursing Home RNs, ONA Leaders Rally in Support of Striking CCAC Health Professionals

SCARBOROUGH and NORTH YORK, ON, Feb. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Hundreds of registered nurses from across Ontario who work in nursing homes, nursing leaders from the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) will join President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN, CFNU President Linda Silas, RN and striking Central CCAC workers on the picket lines today at rallies at two sites to show their support.

The nursing home RNs will be in Toronto to hear details of their new contract, which includes wage increases.

Spokespeople are available at both sites to speak to the media. Details of where the leaders will be are listed below.

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

Who:            

Ontario Nurses' Association President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN, CFNU President Linda Silas, RN, Nursing Home RNs/Leaders from across Ontario, striking CCAC Health Professionals  



What:

Rallies to support CCAC striking health professionals



Where/When:             

North York General Hospital, 4001 Leslie Street, Toronto February 6 from 1:30 to 2:45 pm


The Scarborough Hospital, 3050 Lawrence Ave. East, Scarborough February 6 from 1:30 to 2:45 pm

‎ Visit us at: www.ona.org; Facebook.com/OntarioNurses; Twitter.com/OntarioNurses

SOURCE Ontario Nurses' Association

For further information: Ontario Nurses' Association, Sheree Bond, 416-964-8833, ext. 2430; cell: 416-986-8240; shereeb@ona.org; Ruth Featherstone, 416-964-8833, ext. 2267; ruthf@ona.org

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