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Feb
13

More than 150 organizations call for Pharmacare Now

We are a diverse coalition of 150 national and provincial organizations representing health care providers, non-profit organizations, unions, workers, business, seniors and patients from coast to coast to coast. In November 2019, over 150 of our organizations signed a joint Pharmacare Now Statement calling on all parties to work together to implement universal, public pharmacare within this government’s mandate. We are now calling on your government to make the financial commitments that are needed in this year’s budget to make this program a reality.

Feb
11

Ford tracker: PC actions to date

This list was last updated on February 11 2020Click here to download the Ford Tracker.Cliquez ici pour télécharger le Ford Tracker “Gardons Forda l’oeil”, le 25 juillet 2019.  PC actions to date (highlights): February 2020 Failed to guarantee full-day kindergarten for the next school year Looking for private companies to test Ontario teachers’ grade 3 math skills…

Jan
24

African Liberation and Black History Month Legacy series: Gentrification is Environmental Racism

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Canada and the Ontario Federation of Labour are celebrating African Liberation and Black History Month by launching our second annual Legacies of Labour and Community Activism poster series. The Legacies series honours the historical achievements of African Canadians and features the ongoing contributions of activists in the Black community. Generations of…

Jan
23

Workers’ Comp Conference: 30 Years of Advocacy, Being the Change

Specially designed for injured worker representatives and advocates, this conference celebrates 30 years of our accomplishments and achievements in the movement. The conference provides a forum for looking back and to the future in worker’s comp and disability accommodation. The conference offers attendees comprehensive panel discussions and choice of workshops exploring key topics in the…

Jan
16

OFL stands in solidarity with AEFO

français The Ontario Federation of Labour, its 54 affiliated unions, and labour councils stand in support and solidarity with the 12,000 members at Ontario’s 12 French-language school boards, as they take action to protect Ontario’s public education system from government cuts. “The labour movement is unified in its support for ensuring a strong public education…

Jan
16

La FTO est solidaire de l’AEFO

English La Fédération du travail de l’Ontario ainsi que les 54 syndicats et les conseils du travail qui lui sont affiliés appuient les 12 000 membres de l’Association des enseignantes et enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO) qui travaillent pour les 12 conseils scolaires de langue française de l’Ontario, lesquels prennent des moyens de pression pour protéger le…

Jan
15

Solidarity with ETFO members as they take action in defence of public education

As Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) members escalate their labour actions, the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL), its 54 affiliated unions and provincial labour councils stand in solidarity with them in defence of our public education system. The OFL encourages all Ontarians to support these education workers as they take action against the dismantling…

Dec
18

2019 – Power of Many Year in Review

This year, labour and community have been hard at work defending the rights of Ontarians. We know that we have the Power of Many and we can push back against Conservative government cuts. They have backed down on some cuts to autism services, the planned upload of Toronto’s transit system, and paused their changes to social…

Dec
17

Coalition of Ontario unions to launch Charter challenge, vowing to defend the rights of all Ontarians with aggressive campaign to repeal Bill 124

(TORONTO, ON) – Today, ten Ontario unions representing more than 250,000 thousand affected broader public sector employees, announced their intention to launch a coordinated Charter challenge against Bill 124. As well, the Ontario Labour movement, with the Power of Many, will be initiating an aggressive campaign to repeal Bill 124. The joint Charter challenge announced today is being…

Sep
9

OFL Convention 2019 Awards – Call for Nominations

Download the call for nominations The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is seeking nominations from affiliates, local unions and labour councils for the upcoming OFL 15thBiennial Convention Awards:  Bob Borch Human Rights Award, Cliff Pilkey Labour Activist Award, Olivia Chow Child Care Champion Award, OFL Cultural Award, Linda Jolley Lifetime Achievement Award for Health and Safety,…

Jul
4

Stop the Cuts: Access to Justice for All

The Ontario Government’s April 11th budget reduced provincial funding for legal aid by 35 per cent. As a result, on June 12th Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) cut the clinic system’s budget by almost $15M. This means that 20 clinics will deal with budget decreases of between 6 and 45 per cent, while other clinics face…

Mar
21

DOWNLOAD THE POWER OF MANY TAKE BACK ONTARIO CONFERENCE KIT

Monday March 25, Ontarians are coming together at the Power of Many: Take Back Ontario Conference on March 25 to stop the government’s pro-business agenda and build an Ontario for all. CONFERENCE MATERIALS ISSUES FLYERS ON Doug Ford CONFÉRENCE «REPRENONS L’ONTARIO EN MAIN »­