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Toronto Sun: My turkey wishbone wish: Keep your private sector forks away

Old photo of workers building infrastructure with the text "We built it. We paid for it. We own it! OPSEU"

Our family’s annual Thanksgiving tradition is to stand and say what we’re thankful for, and no one can leave the table till they’ve had their say.

For me, I’ll be showing gratitude to all of those people who built and maintain our public services.

People like our parents and grandparents who built things like medicare and public utilities because they knew they’d make our communities safer, healthier and more prosperous.

And the workers today who maintain and deliver public services — knowing it’s all worth protecting and saving.

Read the rest of OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas' guest column in the Toronto Sun here.