The Ontario Health Coalition heads north this week, hosting community forums in Matheson (Monday), Sault Ste. Marie (Wednesday), Thunder Bay (Thursday) and Kenora (Saturday).
The forums discuss the impact of the provincial spring budget on the future of health care delivery in Ontario.
Trish Hennessy, a director with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, joins OPSEU’s Mary Cory, ONA’s Diane Parker, CAW’s Kari Jefford and OHC Director Natalie Mehra Thursday night in Thunder Bay.
A former journalist, Hennessy is director of the CCPA’s income inequality project, which specializes in research on the growing gap between the rich and the rest of us. She has a BSW from Carleton University and a Master’s degree in Sociology from OISE/University of Toronto.
Algoma University’s Dr. Gayle Broad speaks at the panels in Matheson and Sault Ste. Marie. Broad is a professor at the University’s School of Community Development and Social Work.
Also appearing this week are James Moffat, Sheet Metal Workers’ Union (Monday); Rob Giovagnoli, CAW (Wednesday); and Michael Hurley, President of OCHU (Saturday).
Monday, May 28 / 7 pm
Floyd Hembruff Civic Centre, 387 Hwy 11, Matheson
Wednesday, May 30 / 7 pm
The Moose Lodge, 543 Trunk Rd., Sault Ste. Marie
Thursday, May 31 / 7 pm
Waverly Resource Library, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay
Saturday, June 2 / 1 pm
Best Western Lakeside, Cascade Room, 470 First Ave. S., Kenora
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