TORONTO, July 18, 2012 /CNW/ -
|When:||Wednesday, July 18 at 12 o'clock noon.|
|Where:||Riverdale Park East (at the corner of Broadview St. and Bain Ave., one block south of Danforth Ave.).|
|| A colourful human formation will be done in the park at the bottom of the hill beside the Don Valley
Parkway. It will symbolize public medicare and the threats faced by it.
A media conference will be held by Canadian Doctors for Medicare, the Council of Canadians, the Ontario
Health Coalition, and the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario at the top of the hill with an excellent
aerial view of the human formation below.
|| Health Coalitions working with the Council of Canadians, and Canadian Doctors for Medicare are holding
events across Canada to raise key health-care issues before the nation's premiers meet next week. About
a hundred people will gather to make a human formation to visually symbolize the key health-care issues
leading up to this meeting.
|| Doris Grinspun, Chief Executive Officer, Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario
Sean Meagher , Executive Director, Canadian Doctors for Medicare
Natalie Mehra, Director, Ontario Health Coalition
Roy Brady, Board Member, The Council of Canadians
Approximately 100 people who will comprise the human formation.
For further information:
Roy Brady (home) 705-745-2446
Melissa Di Costanzo, RNAO, (office) 416-408-5606 (cell) 647-222-6942 [email protected]
Natalie Mehra (cell) 416-230-6402 (office) 416-441-2502 [email protected]
Alissa Von Bargen (cell) 647-230-9164 [email protected]