Over a thousand citizens answered the call of a citizens’ committee and showed up at the March 18 demonstration in front of the hospital
There was, of course, Dr. Saba and some other doctors. There were the mayors of all the West Island municipalities, even those with an English-speaking majority, and there were a few representatives of provincial MLAs.
It was a great family event. We need more of them. The participants understood this and we will not give up.
Our event was very well followed by the major media, both English and French. Here is the list of links related to our event.
Video interview of MUHCEU President Shiaman Diawara by the Journal de Montréal
Speech by Shiaman Diawara and CSN representatives at the demonstration
Manifestation pour « sauver » les urgences de l’hôpital de Lachine:
Manifestation des employés de l’hôpital de Lachine
L’urgence de l’Hôpital de Lachine en péril: des manifestants dénoncent la décision du CUSM:
Importante mobilisation pour conserver la vocation de l’Hôpital de Lachine
Lachine Hospital: community, health workers protest reduction of services:
West Island community’s march to ‘Save the Lachine Hospital’: