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Labour movement will fight for strong, accessible, well-funded public services, says OFL
September 25, 2018 16:41 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today’s line-by-line audit points to austerity measures on the way, says the Ontario Federation of Labour. In his address, Treasury Board President Peter...
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“Premier Ford: Stand with Us. Don’t let big business take away our $15 minimum wage!”
September 15, 2018 14:00 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Constituents in more than 20 Ontario ridings called on their local Conservative MPPs today to oppose calls from Big Business to scrap the $15 minimum...
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Ontario educators’ union launches injunction against government
September 04, 2018 11:00 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, Sept. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced legal action against the Ontario government regarding its repeal of the 2015 Health...
August 31, 2018 17:42 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, ON, Aug. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On the first day back to class for Ontario public elementary schools, ETFO will hold a media conference to outline its next steps regarding the...
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Government “Free Speech” announcement threatens colleges and universities
August 30, 2018 17:16 ET | Canadian Federation of Students - Ontario
Toronto, ON, Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Below is Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario's statement regarding Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities' announcement.Today’s...
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Push toward privatization of cannabis sales will hurt the people of Ontario, says OFL
July 27, 2018 16:20 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, July 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ford government's reported move to privatizing the sale of cannabis can only hurt Ontarians. “Time and time again we have seen profitable publicly-owned...
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Ford’s cuts to city council ignore consultations and freeze out citizens’ voices, says OFL
July 27, 2018 13:53 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, July 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Doug Ford’s proposal to cut the number of Toronto city counsellors from 47 to 25 only three months before the October 22 municipal elections...
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Ontario Federation of Labour disappointed by government push toward privatization
July 12, 2018 16:06 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the face of looming back-to-work legislation and cuts that will erode public services and quality of life for Ontarians, the Ontario Federation of...
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Ford’s Cut to OHIP+: Clarifying What It Means for Patients, Businesses and Employees
July 04, 2018 13:29 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, July 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Assumptions being made regarding the Ford government’s cut to OHIP+ coverage should be carefully checked, said the Ontario Health Coalition, noting that...
Doug Ford’s First Cut Will Hurt Families with the Sickest Children the Most: Health Coalition Calls for Ford to Restore Public Drug Coverage & Proper Public Consultation About Policy Changes that Impact Ontarians’ Lives and Pocketbooks
July 03, 2018 12:38 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, July 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Twenty-four hours after being sworn in as Ontario’s new Premier, Doug Ford’s government issued a press release on the Canada Day weekend revealing a plan...