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CUPE shows support at Macassa Lodge

CUPE Local 5167’s Jay Berberick, vice-president, Jay Hunter, president, and Howie showed their support and greeted workers heading to work for the 3 p.m. shift at Macassa Lodge on Friday afternoon.

The ‘caremongers’ getting food and essentials to the country’s most vulnerable

Bands of volunteers across the country are pooling time and resources to deliver supplies to those shut in by COVID-19

Durham Care Mongers fighting coronavirus pandemic with kindness

Amid the stories of people hoarding toilet paper and others trying to sell hand sanitizer at 400 per cent markups online to take advantage of a global pandemic comes a genuinely good-news local story.

City-owned daycares avoid the axe

Recommendation to close two daycares and two after-school programs rejected; council agrees to funding through 2020, but it will increase the property tax hike another 0.13%.

Holiday-themed rally against provincial cuts planned for Thursday in Whitby

A festive group of activists will be showing their support for public services in Whitby.

CUPE Local 1339 members rally

CUPE Local 1339 members hosted a rally on Saturday in Powassan in support of health care providers.

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 – 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.

Please take 30 seconds to send a letter to Premier Ford demanding urgent actions that protect our most vulnerable loved ones, not just during a pandemic, but at all times. #CommunitiesNotCuts

To provide quality social programs, healthcare, public transit, a green new deal, education, and so much more, we need to make people the priority, not profit.

Thank you to the organizers at @CNC_Manitoba for making the #PeoplesParadeWPG possible!


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Victory in Manitoba builds Opposition to Ford Conservative’s wage restraint legislation.

#Canpoli #Onpoli #Canlab #Onlab #CommunitiesNotCuts

Please join me in calling for a well-funded, well-staffed public long-term care system: #CommunitiesNotCuts

👏🏽 JOIN US IN THANKING CUPE MEMBERS ON THE FRONT LINES for their hard work and sacrifices during the COVID-19 crisis.

Send Premier Ford a message—these are the actions workers and our communities need: ↩

#COVID19 #CUPE #CommunitiesNotCuts

CUPE Ontario 4th Vice-President @TiffanyBalducci shares all the good work being done by CUPE members to care monger for their communities during the COVID-19 crisis.

#MemberMonday #COVID19 #CommunitiesNotCuts

Proud to be joining @fairwagesnow, unions and workers across the province in the Day of Action demanding 21 paid sick days for ALL workers! @Fordnation needs to act now to protect workers and our communities.
#PaidSickLeaveSavesLives #PowerOfMany #CommunitiesNotCuts

You misspelled #Pallister so I fixed your headline for you.

"Manitoba" is not proposing cuts ***only Pallister is*** the consensus is that no cuts be made to the public sector. #ProtestPallister #CommunitiesNotCuts #PublicsectorWorks

Ian Froese@ianfroese

Manitoba proposes 5 days of unpaid leave for 1,000s of employees to cut costs #mbpoli #cbcmb

"Education is one of the engines of future prosperity, and at a time like this it shouldn’t be slowing. It should be growing....this is an opportunity for governments to invest in education" #ProtestPallister #CommunitiesNotCuts

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