It is with heavy hearts that we at the PRLC send our thoughts and prayers to the victims and families of the tragic Ukrainian Airlines flight 752. 176 beautiful souls were lost, 57 of them Canadian citizens and of those 57 some of our brothers and sisters from the labour movement. We call on our members and affiliates to extend a helping hand to those effected because a loss to one is a loss to all.
I’m inviting you to join us for our annual Skate with Sara on Saturday, February 8th at Greenbriar Recreation Centre (1100 Central Park Drive) from 2-4pm. Bring your skates and have some fun on the ice! Tell your friends, family and share the event on social media – with delicious hot chocolate and fun for all, you won’t want to miss out! Click here to RSVP. I hope to see you there! Best, Sara Skate with Sara Saturday, February 8th Greenbriar Recreation Centre – 1100 Central Park Drive 2:00-4:00 PM RSVP here
To see more pictures from the picnic, click here! At the picnic, we talked about how the attacks on decent work and public services affect us all! For example, we know that healthcare is a right that should be accessible to all, but that is not the case in Peel or across Ontario. We also know that unfair labour laws and precarious work create dangerous workplaces that put our health and safety at risk. That is why as community and labour groups in Peel region, we are joining together to fight for decent work and adequate access to healthcare. Click here...
Join CUPE members across the province to celebrate the diversity that makes our province vibrant and strong by attending a pride event near you. With LGBTQI2S+ communities under attack by the Ford government, now is more important than ever to come out and show your solidarity. Make this a summer of resistance and pride! 🏳️🌈 Read our statement for pride month and find a pride event near you. Find a pride event near you.
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 inviting all labour and community activists and leaders across the Peel Region. Read full article >
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 uncontrolled workplace hazards.
Ford’s ambulance and public health cuts and restructuring come with high costs, reduced services: Coalition warns
Peel Media Release – Education and Health Care
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 across the province on April 9. Download a flyer and find an action in your area. The #PowerofMany campaign is going strong. April 15, join a Teleconference Town Hall to prepare for the Province-Wide Day of Action on April 17 in response to the provincial...