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Thank You. Salamat Po

Thank you. You came from all corners of the Greater Toronto Area, from east to west, north to south. Some of you came even as far as London, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, Markham, Pickering, and Ajax. You chose to come to

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BUDGET FOR ONTARIANS!

The Ontario provincial government “spends more on interest than on colleges and universities”, according to Mike Crawley of CBC News, “Taxpayers are shelling out $11.4 billion in interest on the debt this year. That’s more than the government is spending in either community and social services

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Justice for Janitors

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Toronto janitors take on property moguls Posted on November 11, 2015 in Justice for janitors, SEIU Mila Viernes a cleaner with 9 years of experience who was fired from a Dream REIT building because she wanted to join a union.

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Why the Law needs to be fixed: Deputation of Josh Cuasay

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Deputation of Josh Cuasay to the Changing Workplaces Review My name is Josh Cuasay. I am a leader of the Filipino Workers’ Network. I am a room attendant at the Suites at One King West Hotel in downtown Toronto and

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RESPONSE TO POPE FRANCIS’S ENCYCLICAL CALLING FOR ACTION TO COMBAT GLOBAL WARMING

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2015   The Toronto & York Region Labour Council welcomes Pope Francis’s encyclical “Laudato Si” which challenges humankind to take real and immediate measures to combat global warming. The Labour Council has been advocating

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Remembering Ka Crispin Beltran

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If helping the poor is a crime, and fighting for freedom is rebellion, then I plead guilty as charged. Crispin Beltran I met the man a month prior his death. He died from severe head injuries resulting from a fall

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