All Candidates’ Meeting on Health Care: Who Wins, Who Loses?

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All Candidates’ Meeting on Health Care: Who Wins, Who Loses?

May 22 at School of Social Work, University of Windsor at Pitt and Ferry Streets in Downtown Windsor.

 WINDSOR, ON – In response to the critical issues around health in the run-up to the June provincial election, a coalition of local, regional and provincial organizations* with a commitment to health, the environment and social justice have come together to sponsor the first regional All Candidates’ Meeting in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

This meeting is intended to inform voters and spur new dialogue about responsible and equitable plans to address the health of Windsor and Essex County.

The public is invited to attend this meeting. Candidates running in the June provincial election will be asked to discuss their ideas on a range of questions themed around healthcare, including: poverty, the lived and natural environment, accessibility, the elderly, wait times, the planned mega-hospital, violence, and P3 infrastructure.

WHAT:          All Candidates’ Meeting

WHEN:         Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Doors open at 6.00 p.m.

Meet & Greet at 6.30 p.m.

Meeting starts at 6.45 p.m.

WHERE:       School of Social Work, Pitt & Ferry (Downtown) Windsor

*Meeting is organized by a coalition consisting of the following organizations:

Canadian Federation of University Women – Windsor Chapter

Citizens for an Accountable Mega-hospital Planning Process (CAMPP)

Council of Canadians – Windsor-Essex Chapter

Ontario Council of Hospital Unions/CUPE (OCHU)

Ontario Health Coalition – Windsor-Essex Chapter

Mega Hospital Mistake

Voices Against Poverty

WOW – Windsor on Watch

For further information, please contact:

Philippa von Ziegenweidt

Tel: 519-974 2789 / 226-406-4650

Email: gatheringsteam2018@gmail.com

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