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There’s a huge rally in Toronto over Doug Ford’s cuts

Hundreds of rallyers hit the city streets today to protest a slew of budget cuts sanctioned by Doug Ford.

Protesters Are Marching A Giant Doug Ford Around Queen’s Park Right Now

After a nearly five-month-long hiatus, MPP’s will once again sit in Ontario’s legislative chamber at Queen’s Park.

Protesters welcome Doug Ford back to Queen’s Park

Ontario’s legislature is back in session and returning MPPs were greeted by protesters outside Queen’s Park.

MPPs returning to Queen’s Park greeted by protesters

CUPE and the Ontario Federation of Labour planned a massive “Day of Action” to bring attention to a number of different issues.

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

CP24.com – 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 BayToday.ca

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 DurhamRegion.com

‘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

NIAGARA DISTRICT CUPE COUNCIL

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 4th Vice-President, @TiffanyBalducci, gives a presentation to update members about #CommunitiesNotCuts.

➡️ Visit https://t.co/T06hmEiJ65 to find tools and resources.

Inspiring words from @JILLSLASTWORD speaking on importance of public services and recognizing intersectionality in our movements and beyond. Amazing MPP for Toronto-St. Paul’s. #CommunitiesNotCuts

“We know that we can have the strongest collective agreements in the world but we also know with a swipe of a pen it can be legislated away. Politics matters. Who gets elected matters.” [email protected] President @FredHahnCUPE #CommunitiesNotCuts

Members of the CUPE Ontario Indigenous Council welcome participants to our 2019 Human Rights Conference. #MakingImpossiblePossible #CommunitiesNotCuts

Greeting on behalf of the @OntarioNDP and the NDP Black Caucus from @FaisalHassanNDP. Faisal speaks about the disproportionate challenges faced by Black, racialized, and Indigenous Ontarians, and the government’s lack of action. #communitiesnotcuts #RJC2019 #onpoli

Secretary-Treasurer @CandaceRennick: our union’s anti-racism work must go beyond discussions at conferences and committees, and must expand beyond who are in these rooms. We must bring this work to our members across the province. #rjc2019 #communitiesnotcuts

CUPE Ontario members from across the province gather for our annual Racial Justice Conference to plan our strategy to combat white supremacy and racism in our union, workplaces, and communities.

#NoEconomicJusticeWithoutRacialJustice #CommunitiesNotCuts

CUPE Ontario President, @FredHahnCUPE brings greetings to the Racial Justice Conference. Says he wishes things were better now than the last conference, but we know that hate is on the rise. And that hate is driven by white supremacy. #rjc2019 #communitiesnotcuts

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