Rally: Stand with Wauzhushk Onigum Nation
Event DateMonday, April 8, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
OPSEU's Indigenous Circle invites all friends and supporters to come out on Monday morning to Osgoode Court House for a rally in support of Wauzhushk Onigum Nation (WON).
Rally: 8:00 a.m.
Press Conference: 8:30 a.m.
WON has launched legal action against the Ontario Government, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and Gateway Casinos, after being unjustly left out of casino gaming in the Kenora area. The hearing will take place April 8-11 in the Divisional Court in Toronto. WON will be holding a press conference at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 8 at the doors of Osgoode Hall Court House. Supporters are invited to join the rally beforehand and stand in solidarity with WON during the press conference.
OPSEU President Warren "Smokey" Thomas stands in support of Indigenous communities and their right to full control over their communities, economies and cultural traditions. Please see OPSEU's full statement supporting WON here.