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Democratic and Economic Rights Campaign

 

Demand good jobs, public services, workers’ rights & the recall of the legislature!

On January 26, 30,000 people demonstrated outside the Ontario Liberal Convention for good jobs and public services.

Watch the YouTube video here!

Click HERE to send an email to the Ontario’s political parties demanding equality and democratic rights for everyone.

The Ontario government has been shut down while worker’s rights are under threat and cuts to jobs and services are hurting every community.It’s time to defend everyone’s democratic and economic rights.Download the campaign call out here in 8.5×11 format and here in 11×17 format.Download the French version here.Download the bus registration form.

Jan. 26, 2013: Rally for Rights and Democracy

Protest at the at the Ontario Liberal Convention

1:00 pm on Saturday, January 26, 2013

Rally at Allan Gardens in Toronto (Jarvis & Carleton), followed by march to the Ontario Liberal Convention at Maple Leaf Gardens

Click here to visit the event page on Facebook

Community Town Hall Meetings

Help develop an action plan that will drive social change and create an Ontario that is fair and equitable for everyone.

  • Tue. Nov. 20, 2012: Thunder Bay @ Moose Hall (434 Fort William Rd). Meeting: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Pizza and Refreshments: 6:00 pm. Everyone welcome. Info: Elaine Kerr at 807-345-2621 or tbdlc@tbaytel.net   Download the flyer here.
  • Tue. Nov. 27, 2012: Windsor @ Caboto Club (2175 Parent Ave). Meeting: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Everyone welcome. Info: Brian Hogan at 519-999-4418 or bhoganoecta@gmail.com. Download the flyer here.
  • Thur. Nov. 29, 2012: Brampton @ Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre, 292 Conestoga Dr. Meeting: 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Food and refreshments provided. Everyone welcome. Info: Motilall Sarjoo (SARJ), 416-709-6352 or msarj@rogers.com   Download the flyer here.
  • Nov. 29, 2012: Durham @ Royal Canadian Legion branch 43 (471 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa). Meeting: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Pizza and Refreshments: 6:00 pm. Everyone welcome. Info: Jim Freeman, 905-431-5607 or jimfreeman301@gmail.com   Download the flyer here.
  • Tue. Dec. 4, 2012: Cornwall @ Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Wing 424 (240 Water Street, Cornwall). Meeting: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Soup and sandwiches: 5:30 pm. Everyone welcome. Info: Elaine MacDonald, 613-938-7763 or elainemacdonald@cogeco.ca. Download the flyer here.
  • Sat. Jan 12, 2012: Niagara @ CAW Hall 124 Bunting Road, St. Catharines. Meeting: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Pizza and refreshments at Noon. Everyone welcome. Info, contact the Niagara Labour Council: Daniel Peat, Nrlc.clc@gmail.com, (905) 892-6524 or  Bruce Allen, ballen@cogeco.ca, 905-933-2811. Download the flyer here.
  • Wed. Jan. 23, 2013: Ottawa @ Ottawa City Hall (Champlain Room), 111 Laurier Ave. West. Meeting: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Pizza and refreshments provided. Everyone welcome. Info: Jennifer, 613-233-7820 or jennifer@ottawalabour.org. Download the flyer here.
  • Wed. Jan. 23, 2013: Sault Ste. Marie @ Grand Gardens, 68 Dennis Street, Sault Ste. Marie. Meeting: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Food and refreshments provided. Everyone welcome. Info: Dave Pettalia, dpettalia@bellnet.ca or 705-759-4945. Download the flyer here.
  • Wed. Jan. 30, 2013: London: @ CAW Local 27 Hall, 606 First St., London. Meeting: 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Challenging the Austerity Myth with Guest Speaker: Economist Jim Stanford. Everyone welcome. Info: Patti Dalton, pattidalton@gmail.com, 519-659-4301   Download the flyer here.
  • Thur. Jan. 31, 2013: Mississauga: @ Mississauga Valley Recreation Centre. 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd  Mississauga. Meeting: 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Food and refreshments provided. Everyone welcome. Info: Motilall Sarjoo (SARJ), 416-709-6352 or msarj@rogers.com   Download the flyer here.

Other dates to be announced:

  • Kingston
  • Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Peterborough
  • Sudbury
  • … and a city near you (contact your local labour council)

Related Meetings and Events

  • Nov. 23: Brantford Rally for Rights and Democracy
  • Dec. 1: Hamilton People’s Forum
  • Dec. 8: Ontario Common Front General Assembly (Toronto)

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