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What's the plan?

John Cartwright is the President of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council, representing 200,000 union members in Canada’s largest urban centre.

Blog - What's the plan? January 30
Hands in Solidarity, Hands of Freedom mural on the side of the United Electrical Workers trade union building on West Monroe Street at Ashland Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Terence Faircloth/Flickr
John Cartwright | The president of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council wants union leaders to work for a solution to avoid damage to the movement.
Blog - What's the plan? February 22
John Cartwright | The world won't change just with positive emotions. We need a comprehensive plan to address these troubling times.
Blog - What's the plan? October 1
John Cartwright, Maureen O'Reilly | Toronto needs new revenues -- to build subways and fix roads but also to increase social programs that prevent gun violence, increase access to child care and provide safe recreational opportunities.
Blog - What's the plan? January 4
John Cartwright | An interview with John Cartwright on his goals for labour victories in 2016.
Blog - What's the plan? November 26
John Cartwright | The election is over, but we as Canadians will have to work together to challenge the lingering bigotry.
Blog - What's the plan? November 13
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John Cartwright | We should celebrate our victory, and then roll up our sleeves to continue to fight for a truly just society in the future.
Blog - What's the plan? October 13
Yet another Canadian steel factory, closed down to outsource Canadian jobs.
John Cartwright | This will be the first generation of Canadians in our history to be worse off than their parents. The Conservatives are to blame.
Blog - What's the plan? June 24
John Cartwright | We don't have to choose between the economy and the environment. On July 5, I will join others in Toronto to demand a justice-based transition to a new energy economy from our political leaders.
Blog - What's the plan? April 10
John Cartwright | Why is income inequality spreading? Today in the job market, young people face two-tiered wages, outsourcing sections of work to low-wage contractors, temp agencies, and worse.
Blog - What's the plan? March 16
John Cartwright | New bill under Harper stirring up fear and prejudice to build Conservative political advantage. John Cartwright calls for workers to stand up to Harper's inflammatory rhetoric.