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Fairness Express heads into final week of tour in Ontario

Six weeks, more than 35 communities, hundreds of visitors — that's what the last six weeks of the Ontario leg of the All Together Now! campaign's Fairness Express bus tour has looked like.

Fairness Express heads into final week of tour in Ontario

Six weeks, more than 35 communities, hundreds of visitors — that's what the last six weeks of the Ontario leg of the All Together Now! campaign's Fairness Express bus tour has looked like.

Fourth winner announced in All Together Now! campaign's Why Unions Matter contest

In the four years that Jay Jeworski spent at business school, he wasn’t taught very much about organized labour. “I was an HR major, but I think we only had one course on unions,” says the 25-year-old who lives in Calgary. “I can understand why there are so many people out there who see unions in a really limited scope: we're not taught very much about them.”

Lessens from the road

Affordability is a key concern for Canadians these days.

Many are feeling the squeeze from the increased cost of gas, insurance, hydro, groceries and so many other necessary items.

Young people are concerned they will not be able to achieve the same level of success and stability as their parents.

Fairness Express rolls through Niagara

Niagara This Week - St. Catharines
By Scott Rosts

New Parkland Institute study shows unions contribute to well-being of all Albertans

A new study released by the Parkland Institute recommends that the Alberta government should step back from its current moves to reduce unionization and restrict collective bargaining, as labour unions play an important role in improving wages, improving workplace safety, and reducing inequality across the province.

The indomitable spirit of the people Walkerton

“Dedicated to the indomitable spirit of the people of Walkerton, to all who suffered and those who died.” – Walkerton Memorial

The Walkerton Memorial Garden stands as a solemn reminder of the critical importance of quality public services and the devastating impact of poor government policy.

New video highlights the great work of the Fairness Express

 The Ontario leg of the All Together Now! campaign's national Fairness Express tour is almost two weeks in, and it's off to an amazing start. 

Ottawa, Merrickville, Smith Falls, Brockville, Kingston, Toronto, Hamilton, St. Catharine's, Niagara Falls, Walkerton and Owen Sound! 

The team is on the move!

Life is a highway: On to Week 2

On the evening of May 7, the Fairness Express rolled into downtown Toronto for three action packed days in Ontario’s bustling metropolis.

The big green bus’ first stop was the annual Convention of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUGPE) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. OPSEU/NUPGE is the lead on the Ontario leg of this national tour.

Fairness Express Campaign Stops

Check out the first week of the Fairness Express campaign stops! Plan to come out for a chat at any one of them in your community. 

You can also visit our online calendar.

May 1 – May Day Parade, Ottawa, Ontario (5 pm)

May 3 – Community Yard Sale, Merrickville, Ontario (8 am – 11 am)

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