TORONTO, May 24, 2012 /CNW/ - A press conference will be held tomorrow morning to announce the outcome of a mass assembly to build a movement of solidarity with Québec students who are on strike. The Student Solidarity Network will bring together a broad-based network of activists to not only outline a plan to support Québec students, but to also build Ontario's movement in the fight to reduce tuition fees and for accessible post-secondary education.
The assembly will release a statement of solidarity and planned actions at Friday morning's press conference. Representatives of students and academic staff will also denounce the Québec government's response to student demonstrations and Law 78.
WHAT: Press conference to oppose Law 78 and outline Ontario's course of action to oppose tuition fees
WHERE: Queen's Park Media Studio
WHEN: May 25, 2012 at 9:00 AM
WHO: Labour and student activists from Ontario and Québec.
The Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario unites more than 300,000 college and university undergraduate and graduate students in all regions of the province. The Québec Student Strike reached day 100 on Tuesday, May 22.
For further information:
Sandy Hudson, Ontario Chairperson: 416-722-8842 (mobile)
Nora Loreto, Communications and Government Relations Coordinator:
416-846-6672 (mobile) or email@example.com