June 7th is the first anniversary of the Conservative victory in Ontario. It has been a troubling year, and there are three more to follow.
Toronto & York Region Labour Council
The Ministry of Health notified Ontario’s public health agencies of the government’s decision to put citizens in danger by cutting 50 per cent of their funding, starting immediately.
The Ford government has taken Bill 66 into 3rd reading in the legislature as a reward to non-union contractor lobbyists who have been trying for years to undermine union standards.
Thousands of morning commuters throughout Toronto will engage with hundreds of volunteers campaigning to stop the ‘grab and sell’ scheme floated by Doug Ford’s provincial government.
The Toronto & York Region Labour Council is devastated to hear the General Motors announcement to close the Oshawa assembly plant.
The municipal elections in 2018 have been hijacked by the Ford Conservatives – but we cannot let them hijack the outcome. It’s up to every one of us to help elect more progressive voices than ever.
Ontario government education funding has failed to keep pace with inflation and other emerging needs and, more importantly, societal expectations and ever-growing needs of our students.
This open letter by John Cartwright is intended as an urgent call for leaders in our movement,at every level, to strive to find a solution to this potential rupture before it becomes irreparable.
The politicians on York Regional Council voted to take away every public holiday (except Christmas Day) from retail workers in every city and town in the region. Take action to restore their holidays!
In early in 2018, Bill 148 will become law. When it does, unions and workers will suddenly have a new set of tools to use for organizing. Here is more about what it means.