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Hamilton Unity Fair

October 3rd, 2019 4-6PM   Uniting social services, community groups, and labour to build resilience against provincial and federal program cuts.

CUPE Ontario president speaks in Windsor, challenges cuts to public sector

The president of CUPE Ontario paid Windsor a visit Wednesday to unite union members against widespread provincial cuts to the public sector.

Stopping Child Care Closures in Peterborough

On Monday September 9, Peterborough councillors voted to defer the recommendation to close two municipally owned child care centres and two before-and-after school programs. Click Read More to watch a testimonial video.

CTV News – Union launches ‘aggressive’ campaign against the Ontario government

An Ontario union is launching an “aggressive, multi-year” campaign against the Progressive Conservative government, warning of the effects of future budget cuts on front-line services. Click Read More to read the full article on CTV News – CUPE Ontario campaign calls for reversal of public cuts

Click Read More to watch Fred Hahn speaking about the Communities Not Cuts campaign on CP24

Ontario school board workers could strike by end of September

The union representing the majority of workers in Ontario schools has triggered a move that would allow them to stage a work-to-rule or strike by the end of September. Click Read More to read the full article on the Ottawa Sun

Unions pushing for more rallies and scrapping Bill 124

Michael Hurley believes a rally in front of Vic Fedeli’s office today is the start of many that will be taking place in northern Ontario in the coming months.  Click Read More to read the full article on

CUPE set to rally outside Fedeli’s office

Northern Ontario Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will be rallying outside Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli’s constituency office Thursday at noon in an attempt to persuade the province to withdraw Bill 124. Click Read More to read the full article on the North Bay Nugget

Critiquing government cuts with a downtown Bowmanville party

CLARINGTON — Protesters dressed for a summer party and brought their red Solo cups to the sidewalk in downtown Bowmanville in a Community Tailgate for Public Services. Click Read More to read the full article on

‘Tailgate for public services’ happening outside Durham MPP’s Bowmanville office

The Durham Region Labour Council will be holding a tongue-in-cheek demonstration outside of Durham MPP Lindsey Park’s office in Bowmanville. Labour council president Tiffany Balducci says they’re holding a tailgate party in support of public services because of recent decisions made by the Ford government. Click Read More to the full article on the Durham […]

The Oshawa Express – Labour council protests on cuts target Durham MPP

Not even the supportive honking of horns could drown out the protesters gathered outside of Durham MPP Lindsey Park’s office. Click Read More to view the full article on The Oshawa Express


NDCC says thank you to Barry Conway for supporting us in developing our Community Not Cuts banner. thank you to NDCC Youth Committee for bringing all the locals together on this project.

Our next CUPE Local 905 library warrior is Newmarket Public library unit chair Kathryn Richardson. Kathryn has been at Newmarket for 3 years and is feeling the effects of the cuts to library services by the provincial government. #CommunitiesnotCuts #WeSupportLibraries

Happy Ontario Public Library Week! We will be highlighting the amazing library warriors of CUPE Local 905 & tips to support libraries. First up, Sam Marchello, she reminds us, our libraries provide books AND programming like Storytime! #CommunitiesnotCuts #WeSupportLibraries

Show us some love on Monday - remember us when you vote!✅ 🇨🇦 (especially since it's Ontario Public Library Week!) 📙📗📕🥰🥰🥰

#elxn43 #communitiesnotcuts #renfrewpubliclibrary #beyondbooks #communityconnections

Well last night as expected 5167 Barry Conway at the occupy of Doug Ford's office! #ontheline #unionactivist #cupeproud #fightford #communitiesnotcuts

Our friends at the @ccpa supporting Communities, Not Cuts. Thanks for all your work to support communities through high-quality research. #communitiesnotcuts

The Broadbent Institute is proud to support the @CUPEOntario campaign.
#communitiesnotcuts @rjcsmith @josh_bizjak
#cdnpoli #onpoli

Urgent callout to families: come to Sheraton Centre Toronto, where CUPE and the government are bargaining, at 10-11 a.m. Sun, Oct. 6. Show them that families want cuts off the table and a fair deal for education workers. #communitiesnotcuts #onlab

We support Ontario’s public education system! Members of OCUFA’s Status of Women and Equity Committee wear red in solidarity with the 55,000 @CUPEOntario education workers who may be on strike Monday.
#OnLab #OnPSE #CommunitiesNotCuts

OCUFA extends solidarity to @CUPEOntario education workers at elementary and high schools across the province as they prepare for legal strike action on Monday, October 7th.
#communitiesnotcuts #OnLab #OnPoli

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