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Equal Pay Day Events – Tuesday April 9, 2019

A hand holding up a pay equity symbol drawn on a piece of paper

Closing the gender pay gap isn’t a woman’s issue, it’s everyone’s issue.  When women make less money than men for equal work, households have less money for expenses, for savings, for retirement…the list goes on and on. That not only increases financial and emotional stress, but it also is damaging to our economy.

There are key MPPs in Doug Ford’s government who can do something about achieving pay equity in the province and we want to know what they’re going to do about it.  Show your support for pay equity by either visiting or contacting the following MPP’s:

Hon. Christine Elliott (Newmarket-Aurora), Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and Deputy Premier Constituency office:  Unit 22, 16635 Yonge St., Newmarket, ON L3X 1V6
Toll Free: 800-211-1881
EPD organizer: Debora De Angelis, debora.deangelis@ufcw.ca

Hon. Victor Fedeli (Nipissing) Minister of Finance
Constituency office: 165 Main St. E North Bay, ON P1B 1A9
vic.fedelico@pc.ola.org  Tel: 705-474-8340
EPD organizer: Lisa Wong, l.wong@seiuhealthcare.ca will put you in touch with the local organizer

Hon. Lisa MacLeod (Nepean) Minister of Children, Community and Social Services and Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues
Constituency office:  Unit 10, 3500 Fallowfield Rd., Nepean, ON K2J 4A7, lisa.macleodco@pc.ola.org, Tel  613-823-2116.   
EPD organizer: Fiona Bailey f.bailey@seiuhealthcare.ca OR Lisa Wong, l.wong@seiuhealthcare.ca

Hon. Laurie Scott (Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock) Minister of Labour
Constituency office: 14 Lindsay St. N. Lindsay, ON K9V 1T4
laurie.scottco@pc.ola.org, Toll Free:  1-800-424-2490
EPD organizer: Carrol Anne Sceviour csceviour@ofl.ca Rally at 2:30 p.m.

Todd Smith (Bay of Quinte) Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, and Government House Leader. 
Constituency office: Unit 4, 5503 Hwy. 62 S, Belleville, ON K8N 4Z7
todd.smithco@pc.ola.org,  Toll Free: 877-536-6248.
EPD organizer: Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care.  Carolyn Ferns will put you in touch with the local child care group carolyn@childcareontario.org

Hon. Lisa Thompson (Huron-Bruce)  Minister of Education 
Constituency office: Unit 2, 807 Queen St., Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Y2. lisa.thompsonco@pc.ola.org,  Toll Free: 1-866-396-3007.  
EPD organizer: Lisa Kelly, Lisa.Kelly@unifor.org Rally at 12 p.m.

Or join us at our Equal Pay Day Rally in front of the Hon. Laurie Scott’s Ministry of Labour office at 400 University Avenue, Toronto, ON from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Rally and Community Leaflet EPD organizer: Equal Pay Coalition, Jan Borowy and Fay Faraday info@equalpaycoalition.org or equalpaycoalition@gmail.com

If possible, please wear red in solidarity. Red is the colour of Equal Pay Day and symbolizes women still being “in the red” when it comes to pay equity.