Tag: Ontario Common Front

 
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ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Ottawa Pre-Budget Consultations

FOR RELEASE AT 10:00 AM January 19, 2016  ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Ottawa Pre-Budget Consultations (OTTAWA, ON) ─ When Members of Provincial Parliament travel to Ottawa on January 22 for pre-budget consultations, they will be met with community protests over austerity cuts and privatization. The Ontario Federation of Labour and the Ontario Common Front will […]

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ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Sault Ste. Marie Pre-Budget Consultations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2016  ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Sault Ste. Marie Pre-Budget Consultations (SAULT STE. MARIE, ON) ─ When Members of Provincial Parliament travel to Sault Ste. Marie on January 21 for pre-budget consultations, they will be met with community protests over austerity cuts and privatization. The Ontario Federation of Labour and the […]

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ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Thunder Bay Pre-Budget Consultations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2016  ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Thunder Bay Pre-Budget Consultations (THUNDER BAY, ON) ─ When Members of Provincial Parliament travel to Thunder Bay on January 20 for pre-budget consultations, they will be met with community protests over austerity cuts and privatization. The Ontario Federation of Labour and the Ontario Common Front […]

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ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Windsor Pre-Budget Consultations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2016 ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Windsor Pre-Budget Consultations (WINDSOR, ON) ─ When Members of Provincial Parliament travel to Windsor on January 19 for pre-budget consultations, they will be met with community protests over austerity cuts and privatization. The Ontario Federation of Labour and the Ontario Common Front will be joining […]

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ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Hamilton Pre-Budget Consultations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2016 ADVISORY: Protest to Greet Hamilton Pre-Budget Consultations (HAMILTON, ON) ─ When Members of Provincial Parliament travel to Hamilton on January 18 for pre-budget consultations, they will be met with community protests over austerity cuts and privatization. The Ontario Federation of Labour and the Ontario Common Front will be joining […]

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Regional Pre-Budget Consultations to be Met with Protest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2016 ADVISORY: Regional Pre-Budget Consultations to be Met with Protest (TORONTO, ON) ─ Next week, when Members of Provincial Parliament travel to Ontario six cities for pre-budget consultations, they will be met with community protests over austerity cuts and privatization. The Ontario Federation of Labour and the Ontario Common Front […]

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RELEASE: Ontario Takes Last Place in Jobs, Social Programs and Income Equality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2015 MEDIA RELEASE Ontario Takes Last Place in Jobs, Social Programs and Income Equality: New Report Says Fully Half of Ontarians are Caught in a Backslide (Toronto, Ontario) – An Ontario-wide coalition of more than 90 labour and community groups concerned with growing inequality released an alarming report today that […]

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OFL Statement for South Asian Heritage Month – May 2015

OFL STATEMENT May 1, 2015 South Asians Helped to Build Ontario, as Workers and as Citizens OFL Statement for South Asian Heritage Month – May 2015 Across Ontario, workers are joining the South Asian community in recognizing May as South Asian Heritage Month. However, this year’s celebrations are dampened by news last month that 70,000 […]

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Ontario Common Front South Asian Community Activism Awards – May 23, 2015

South Asian Community Activism Awards 2015 Join the community and labour as we come together to celebrate South Asian Heritage Month and recognize community activists. Performances | Dinner | D.J. | Dancing May 23, 2015 − 7:00 pm Sagan Banquet Hall − 7180 Edwards Blvd − Mississauga, Ontario [map it!] Buy Tickets! Individual: $70 Table […]

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OFL & Ontario Common Front to Host Anti-Poverty Assembly from April 17-18, 2015

Ontario remains a wealthy province inflicted with the disease of poverty. The only way to reverse the trend towards greater inequality is through broad and diverse organizing to demand meaningful change at every level. The Ontario Common Front and the Ontario Federation of Labour are calling on you to join students, workers, retirees and community […]

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Ontario Common Front South Asian Awards

The Ontario Common Front and the Ontario Federation of Labour hosted the South Asian Community Activism Awards 2014 on May 31 at the Sagan Banquet Hall in Mississauga. This year’s recipients for their outstanding contribution to the community were Naveen Mehta of the UFCW and Baldev Mutta of the Punjabi Community Health Services in Peel […]

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Young Workers Offer Solutions to Ontario’s Youth Unemployment Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE February 27, 2014 Media Release Young Workers Offer Solutions to Ontario’s Youth Unemployment Crisis (Toronto, Ontario) – In response to the deepening youth jobs crisis, young workers from across Ontario are meeting in Toronto today to present recommendations for the provincial government on how to address youth unemployment and underemployment. “Too many young […]

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Media Advisory: Community-Labour Coalition joins education worker fight against Bill 115; hosts assembly to challenge cuts to services and rights

For Immediate Release December 6, 2012 Media Advisory: Community-Labour Coalition joins education worker fight against Bill 115; hosts assembly to challenge cuts to services and rights (TORONTO, ON) ─ Hot on the heels of a nationally recognized report exposing Ontario’s growing income inequality, the Ontario Common Front is expecting hundreds to attend a general assembly […]

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OFL Statement for International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 2012

OFL STATEMENT December 3, 2012 Ontarians with Disabilities Hit the Hardest by Government Cuts: OFL Statement for International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 2012 December 3 marks the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities. According to the UN, persons with disabilities make up 15 percent of the world’s population and a quarter of […]

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Labour-Community Alliance is the Only Way to Challenge Inequality: OFL Statement on Labour Day, 2012

OFL STATEMENT Labour-Community Alliance is the Only Way to Challenge Inequality OFL Statement on Labour Day, 2012  Just days before the Canadian workers celebrated their proud labour history, Ontario’s labour movement and more than 90 community groups and non-profit organizations released an unprecedented report that reverberated through the media from one end of the country […]

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Ontario Common Front report puts inequality in the news

Yesterday the Ontario Common Front hit the provincial scene in a big way with the launch of a report on Ontario’s growing inequality that dominated the media and put a spotlight on the harsh impact of cuts to jobs and services. Download a full copy of “Falling Behind” Download quick reference fact sheets The report […]

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Join the Ontario Common Front on Facebook! Help fight cuts across Ontario

The Ontario Common Front is a coalition of labour and community groups that have come together to challenge cuts to jobs and services in every community in Ontario. Join the Ontario Common Front on Facebook and share the page with your friends, coworkers and community allies. www.facebook.com/OntarioCommonFront Check out the website of the Ontario Common […]

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Community and Labour Groups to Protest Budget Unfairness

(TORONTO, ON) – Nearly 100 buses are expected to join thousands of Ontarians from all walks of life for the largest protest of McGuinty’s term. Community and labour groups from over 30 towns and cities as far away as Timmins will converge at Queen’s Park today at 3:00 pm to demand fair taxation from banks and corporations.

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