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May 31, 2019

Toronto – A large corporation called Alcanna, which could reap significant profits from the Ford government’s expensive and dangerous scheme to expand privatized alcohol sales, is threatening to sue OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas because he called for transparency and truth.

May 30, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is raising red flags about the privatization of alcohol after a security guard was injured during a robbery at a Thunder Bay LCBO this week.

May 28, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling for the RCMP to investigate Doug Ford’s decision to break the government’s contract with the Beer Store to allow the sale of alcohol in corner and box stores.

May 21, 2019

Toronto  - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Ontarians should be concerned about a media report that the Ford government is proceeding with privatizing alcohol distribution.

May 4, 2019

Toronto – The Ford government’s plan to have private stores sell cannabis has suffered another setback, prompting OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas to again call for a reliable public option.

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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.
August 1, 2017
Introduction This paper was prepared by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) in response to the Ontario government’s open consultation on cannabis legalization.
July 7, 2017
As covered in the June 27 bargaining bulletin, the tentative settlement between OPSEU and th