NDP Leader Jack Layton to Meet with CSA

Posted date : Jun 27, 2006.Back to list

Timmins, ON – New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton will meet with Canadian Snowbird Association President Gerry Brissenden and Ontario Director Nancy Hopcraft in Timmins on Friday June 30 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss issues of importance to travelling Canadians.

The Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA) is a national, 80,000 member not-for-profit advocacy organization. It is dedicated to actively defending and improving the rights and privileges of travelling Canadians.

What started as a crusade to find affordable emergency out-of-country travel health coverage has grown into a national organization, dedicated to preserving the rights of all Canadians, the Canada Health Act and our national medicare system.

Jack Layton, Gerry Brissenden and Nancy Hopcraft will be available to speak to the media immediately prior to and following the meeting.

Who:    NDP Leader Jack Layton to meet  with CSA President Gerry Brissenden and Ontario Director Nancy Hopcraft    

When:    6:00 p.m., Friday June 30

Where:    60 Wilson Street, Timmins, Ont

Nancy Hopcraft
Ontario Director
Canadian Snowbird Association
(705) 365-7634

Michael MacKenzie
Communications Officer
Canadian Snowbird Association
(416) 441-7005 

For information on the Canadian Snowbird Association visit www.snowbirds.org