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Peel Power of Many: Regional Activation Meeting

April 26, 2019April 26, 2019

Under the Doug Ford government, there is a lot at stake for labour and communities throughout Ontario. Labour and community allies must be at the forefront of the Ford Resistance. On Thursday, May 9, the Ontario Federation of Labour and the Peel Regional Labour Council are hosting a Regional Activation Meeting in Mississauga. We are...

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April 28 — Canada’s National Day of Mourning for workers who have been killed or suffer work-related injury or disease.

April 23, 2019April 23, 2019

Brampton — On April 28, workers, their families, labour leaders and residents in the Peel Region will join others at events in communities throughout Ontario and across Canada to insist upon work that is both safe and healthy. Those gathered will also mourn those workers injured, made ill or killed on the job because of...

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This Saturday, rally for education. We are the #powerofmany

April 5, 2019April 5, 2019

This week, students said no, with a massive, province-wide student walkout. The OFL stands in solidarity with #studentssayno, and this Saturday April 6 at Queen’s Park, thousands of parents, educators and concerned community members are expected at the Rally for Education. The PCs are being faced with the #powerofmany. Equal Pay Day actions are planned...

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Budget doesn’t go far enough on pharmacare

March 22, 2019March 22, 2019

Yesterday’s federal budget clears important obstacles from the path to national pharmacare. The 2019 budget allocates funding for a new federal drug agency. There is also new funding for drug coverage for rare diseases. But the federal government missed a key opportunity to commit to universal pharmacare. We all know that drug costs won’t come...

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