Hello! We're glad you made it here.
The good news is that by standing up with the rest of us in All Together Now!, we will ease income inequality and cure the damage it's been doing.
The challenging news is that it will be neither easy nor quick. Positive change like this can only come the way it's always come: when enough people demand it. Our parents and grandparents learned this lesson well: they had to fight through powerful and entrenched resistance to things like universal health care, pay equity, and the Canada Pension Plan. Today, we face powerful and entrenched resistance from Canada's corporate community.
But if enough of us are expressing concern about high income inequality, our politicians will take notice and change will follow.
Below, you'll find a list of specific things that you can do to help make Canada better, but they essentially boil down to this: talking.
Flashy videos, noisy demonstrations, and interactive websites can all help put an issue on the map. But persuading people to get behind the issue is best done face-to-face, one-to-one. You have credibility with your friends, your family, your co-workers, and your social-media contacts; let them know why you think rising income inequality is important, and they'll start to think it's important too.
So talk about income inequality. With your friends, your family, your neighbours, your co-workers, and your social media contacts. Ask if they think it's right that the rich prosper while the rest of us eke by. Tell them our public services have always been a great bargain and that the real problem is corporations refusing to pay their fair share. Send them links and updates to our campaign so they can join in, too.
All Together Now! to-do list
Watch the struggle against high income inequality unfold through our newswires
If The Fairness Express is visiting your community, go and get some popcorn!
Commit publicly to the principles behind our campaign by signing our Equality Pledge and Public Services Proclamation
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