Press Conference Announced for Monday, November 28th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NOVEMBER 25, 2011

Loved Ones of Cyclists and Pedestrians killed in Truck Collisions

Join Call to Make Side Guards Mandatory

TORONTO – Monday November 28, 2011
Friends and family members of people lost in cycling and pedestrian collisions are holding a press conference to urge the federal government to make truck side guards mandatory. Friends of Jenna Morrison, the mother of Jessica Holman-Price, the widow of Ryan Carrier, and the widow of Ulrich Hartmann are joining the call to urge the federal government to legislate the requirement of side guards on heavy trucks.

New Democrat MP Olivia Chow’s (Trinity-Spadina) will join the group to release a letter to Minister of Transport Denis Lebel which will outline research data that proves truck side guards saves live.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28                                                                    TORONTO
Spiritwind 64 Oxford Street, one block south of College, west of Spadina

10:00 AM

Media conference

Matthew Remski, Friends of Jenna Morrison
Jeanette Holman-Price, Mother of Jessica Holman-Price
Karen MacNeil Hartmann, Widow of Ulrich Hartmann
Megan Holtz, Widow of Ryan Carrier
Olivia Chow, NDP Transport Critic

For more information, please contact:
Matthew Remski, 416-708-1536
Marc-Andre Viau, press secretary 613-295-9228
(or Sara Mohr, Chow’s LA 613-218-9578)

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