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Media Advisory - Good Jobs Summit wraps up today in Toronto with multi-sector townhall

TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Good Jobs Summit wraps up this morning downtown Toronto with a lively townhall discussion at 10 a.m., bringing together business, labour and student leaders, environmentalists and non-governmental organizations to discuss solutions to job creation right across the country. Each speaker will bring a different point of view on the issue of creating good jobs, including for young workers and students.

The Good Jobs Summit has brought together 1,200 students, workers, business leaders, policy makers, educators and researchers for a weekend summit at Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly Maple Leaf Gardens), 50 Carlton Street. The goal of the weekend event is to determine a direction for how the government, business, labour and educational institutions can work to create jobs.

10 a.m. Townhall – Mattamy Athletic Centre, third floor

Kathleen Monk, strategist and commentator (Moderator)
Robyn Benson, National President, Public Service Alliance of Canada
Jerry Dias, National President, Unifor
Peter Edwards, VP Human Resources and Labour Relations, CP
Jim Irving, Co-CEO, J.D. Irving, Limited
Deborah Littman, Organizer, Metro Vancouver Alliance
Jessica McCormick, National Chairperson, Canadian Federation of Students
David Miller, President and CEO, World Wildlife Fund, Canada
Mario Tremblay, Vice President of Public and Corporate Affairs, Quebec Solidarity Fund

Presenters will be available to speak to the media.

For the complete schedule or information on speakers, please visit:  http://www.goodjobssummit.ca/schedule or http://www.goodjobssummit.ca/biographies

SOURCE Unifor