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April 4, 2019

The Ford government is pushing a privatization agenda that threatens the long-term survival of the LCBO.  

March 22, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is warning that a disastrous privatization of alcohol sales is looming with the appointment of a former Alberta politician to the new position of Special Advisor for the province’s alcohol review. 

January 15, 2019

Toronto – The same town where the Ontario government set up its secret cannabis warehouse is banning private retailers, joining 50 other municipalities in just saying no to Premier Doug Ford’s reckless scheme to privatize cannabis sales.

January 15, 2019

The Toronto Star published the following op-ed, written by OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, on January 15, 2019. It is reprinted here in full.

January 14, 2019

The head of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union says the provincial government is trying to prevent workers from unionizing at the Ontario Cannabis Store warehouse.

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Anti-privatization Information Pickets


Friday, November 16, 2018 (All day) to Friday, December 14, 2018 (All day)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 7:00pm to Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 11:00am


February 11, 2019
Province-wide contracts
February 1, 2019
Employees of the LCBO who require time off for events are to use the Request for Union Leave (RUL) forms.
November 20, 2018
OPSEU members at the LCBO are holding information pickets to give shoppers the chance to tell government to keep the LCBO public.