Ontario Nurses March in Toronto 2015 Pride Parade: ONA Leaders, Members, Staff to Participate

TORONTO, June 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the union representing more than 60,000 front-line registered nurses and allied health professionals as well as more than 14,000 nursing student affiliates, will join Toronto's 2015 Pride Parade on Sunday.

ONA Board Members, front-line nursing members, ONA staff and friends and family will ride or march with an ONA float when the parade gets underway to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Ontarians.

ONA continues to be a strong supporter of Pride and human rights and equity. The group will be waving ONA flags and proudly marching as the Pride Parade gets underway at approximately 2 pm.

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

WHO:        

Ontario Nurses' Association Registered Nurse Leaders, front-line members and ONA staff

WHAT:   

Toronto 2015 Pride Parade

WHEN:  

Sunday, June 28, 2015

WHERE:    

Toronto Pride Parade Route

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; Melanie Levenson, (416) 964-8833, ext. 2369; melaniel@ona.org

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