TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Mass Leafleting between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at corners of University Ave and College Street. EPC events also being held in Ottawa, London, Kingston and Windsor as a call to action to get Ontario's gender pay gap closed for good.

Brief remarks at 11:30 a.m. from Mary Cornish, Chair, Equal Pay Coalition and others including, Diana O'Brien, United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 1000a, Fred Hahn, President, CUPE, Ontario, Cathy Carroll, Secretary Treasurer, SEIU Local 1, Linda Davis, President, Ontario Business and Professional Women's Clubs. Women who are experiencing Ontario's gender pay gap and need action to close the gender pay gap will also be available for interview.

For more info on the gender pay gap and EPC EPD events:- go to www.equalpaycoalition.org

For Minister of Labour and Minister Responsible for Women's Issues Remarks on April 8, 2014 Officially Declaring April 16, 2014 Equal Pay Day see statements. https://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/news/2014/ms_epd20140408.php.

Also see Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report released today: A Growing Concern: Ontario's Gender Pay Gap by Mary Cornish https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/growing-concern

Contact Information:

Mary Cornish, Chair
Equal Pay Coalition
(416) 964-5524, cell 416-576-3851
mcornish@cavalluzzo.com

EPC Co-ordinator Ellie Gordon-Moershel
cell 416-830-3032
eg.moershel@gmail.com