Public Services, Good Jobs and the Ontario Election

Meeting chaired by Nancy Pridham; presentations by John Cartwright, Cathy Crowe, Deena Ladd, Sandy Hudson, Carolyn Egan, and Alan Sears. Recorded in Toronto, 28 September 2011. Watch video »

Rob Ford and Stephen Harper are cutting, privatizing and contracting out vital public services. The McGuinty Liberals are giving corporations a $2.4-billion annual tax break while cutting jobs and services. And Tim Hudak’s Tories plan to start cutting where Mike Harris left off. Join friends, neighbours, and labour and community activists for a discussion of the October 6th Ontario provincial election, what our communities have at stake, and how we can make a difference.

Meeting chaired by Nancy Pridham, Regional Vice President, Ontario Public Service Employees Union. Presentations by:

  • John Cartwright – President, Labour Council of Toronto and York Region.
  • Cathy Crowe – Street nurse, anti poverty activist, NDP Candidate in Toronto Centre.
  • Deena Ladd – Workers’ Action Centre.
  • Sandy Hudson – Chair, Canadian Federation of Students Ontario.
  • Carolyn Egan – President, United Steelworkers of America Toronto Area Council.
  • Alan Sears – Ryerson University, Dept. of Sociology; Greater Toronto Workers’ Assembly.

Organized by OPSEU Region 5 and endorsed by Toronto and York Region Labour Council. Recorded in Toronto, 28 September 2011.