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December 13, 2017
Want to help build our movement to protect strong public services? Want to help stop privatizations and P3s that leave us with higher costs and lower quality?
December 11, 2017
Public services are for people, not profits. When politicians sell off our public services, everybody suffers: quality drops, prices rise, businesses close, and people leave.
December 7, 2017
Public services are for people, not profits. When politicians sell off our public services, everybody suffers: quality drops, prices rise, businesses close, and people leave.
November 28, 2017
The Ontario Health Coalition is raising the alarm about the government's attempt to open the door to private, for-profit hospitals here in Ontario.
November 19, 2017
We Own It Region 5 organizers would like to invite you to attend the second annual Toronto Santa Claus parade family fun Hot Chocolate Sharing event:

5 ways the privatization of Hydro One hurts you

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December 10, 2018
Newspapers and TV and radio stations across the province are covering the "Keep It Public" information pickets being held by OPSEU members working at the LCBO.
November 21, 2018
Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says he hopes Ontario’s municipal leaders won’t be taken in by Doug Ford’s “laughable” attempt to bribe them into supporting his irresponsible schem
November 13, 2018
Toronto – As the Ford government continues to hide all the details of the secret deal to privatize the province’s cannabis warehouse, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding to know wha
November 2, 2018
Toronto – Delivery delays. Poor customer service. Billing problems. And a complete lack of transparency and accountability.
October 23, 2018
OPSEU members from across the province joined the Ontario Health Coalition's 5,000-strong rally for public health care on Oct. 23 at Queen's Park in downtown Toronto.
October 23, 2018
Toronto – OPSEU members from communities across the province will be pouring into downtown Toronto today to add their strength and numbers to the Ontario Health Coalition rally in support of qualit
October 15, 2018
Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling for the resignation of Attorney General Caroline Mulroney after claiming her government isn’t capable of fighting organized cannabis crim
October 12, 2018
Speaking as a featured guest on the John Oakley Show, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas called out Premier Doug Ford for not giving towns and cities the option to choose a responsible public c
October 11, 2018
A new poll shows that the people of Ontario are worried about what will happen when cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17.
October 11, 2018
The Toronto Sun is reporting that a Nanos poll commissioned by OPSEU "found a larg
October 11, 2018
Toronto– OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is challenging Premier Doug Ford to publicly debate his irresponsible plans to have private retailers sell cannabis next year.

Information and Resources

October 23, 2014
The Wynne government is privatizaing key aspects of the government's IT infrastructure despite the fact that government employees provide the same IT services at a lower cost.
October 23, 2014
Why the outsourcing of OPS IT services is a bad idea
October 16, 2014
In recent years the Ontario government has increasingly pursued private sector delivery of IT services to the Ontario Public Service.
October 16, 2014
The government is pushing ahead with an aggressive privatization plan that puts the jobs of government IT staff at risk.