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Group reminds province ‘we own it’

We Own It mobilizers

About 100 people signed their names to a petition demanding the province stop privatizing public properties, The Orillia Packet & Times reports. Organizers from the We Own It campaign set up shop Thursday night at The Brownstone in Orillia for an evening of music and information about the dangers of the province selling off its assets, such as Hydro One, or allowing grocery stores to sell alcohol. Andrea Gordon, one of 26 mobilizers working full-time on the campaign, called the evening a celebration, but the subject matter was far from joyous. “It’s a campaign to stop privatization of our public services and to stop the sell-off of our assets in Ontario,” she said. Click here for the full story.