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We Own It


Maybe you’ve notice there’s something wrong in our communities. Highways aren’t being plowed.  Long waits at hospitals. Inadequate care for our most vulnerable. The problem is privatization.  Our money isn’t being reinvested in our communities.

Communities across the province are realizing public = better. Because when it’s public, We Own It. We built. We paid for it. We Own It!

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To promote the upcoming We Own It town hall in Brockville featuring OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, the radio station
Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is congratulating the provincial Liberal government for its decision to sell recreational cannabis in government-run retail stores.
During a sometimes emotional town hall meeting in Thunder Bay on September 6, nearly 50 citizens, politicians and journalists heard about the damage privatization is doing to their community.
Under both sunny and not-so-sunny skies, We Own It was front-and-centre at Labour Day parades and picnics in communities across the province on Monday, September 4.
Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017Time: 6:00 p.m.Where: Kensington Room, Victoria Inn, 555 Arthur St. W., Thunder Bay
Drawing more than 1,000 politicians from  440 communities, the annual conference of Ontario’s mayors and municipal councillors is one of the most important events on the political calendar.
Owen Sound – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is praising 13 past wardens of Grey County for writing an open letter slamming the “the veil of secrecy” surrounding the scheme to sell off Grey
OPSEU has submitted a position paper in response to the Ontario government's open consultation on cannabis legalization.