Income inequality affects us all. Our All Together Now! campaign approach has been to build trust and common cause with people through word of mouth communication – through conversations face to face in their communities and workplaces and through online tools.
After hugely successful tours in the Atlantic provinces, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia, the ATN Fairness Express is now making its way to Saskatchewan. From September 15 until October 11, the big green buses will be reaching out to people about why we all need to be working together to fix the problem of income inequality.
Keep your eye open for the big green bus at local events, festivals and farmers` markets! We'll be where you'd never expect us to be.
What better way to launch a tour focussed on fairness than at an Equality and Human Rights Conference hosted by the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union (SGEU/NUPGE).
Families are anxious about the future and there is a sense that those in power are not acting in the public interest. The #FairnessExpress is a great opportunity to build a movement of people who are interested in protecting and promoting the core value of fairness for all Canadians.
You'll find updates from the road on the bus blog, with photos, videos and stories from what Fairness Express engagers and Champions 4 Change are seeing, what they are hearing, and who is joining us in this movement.
If you need to find where the Fairness Express will be check out the calendar.
We will be constantly updating the page to indicate where the bus will be so FOLLOW THE BUS! If you can't make it to a bus stop near you, follow @ATNcampaign or search #FairnessExpress on Twitter to find out what is going on. Or check out our regular updates on Facebook.com/ATNcampaign. (Be sure to like us, too!)
You can also find a general schedule of stops below. Remember, these events may change so consult the calendar to be sure.
September 15: Humboldt (SGEU Human Rights and Equity Conference)
September 17: Weyburn/Estevan
September 18: Assiniboia
September 19: Swift Current
September 20-21: Maple Creek (Tradeshow)
September 22: Regina (U of R)
September 23: Moose Jaw
September 24: Lloydminster (Jazz at the Root Festival)
September 25: North Battleford (Farmers’ Market)
September 26: Meadow Lake (Bingo)
October 3 & 4: Nipawin
October 9: Saskatoon (Canadian Indian Finals Rodeo)
October 10: Wapella (Dodge City Days Rodeo)