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Presentation to Edwardsburgh Cardinal Council at Edwardsburgh Cardinal Township Council in Spencerville, ON, Canada

We Own It mobilizers will be making a presentation to the Edwardsburgh Cardinal Township Council on Monday, October 23, at 6:30 pm. The mobilizers will be explain the We Own It campaign to councillors and ask them to pass a motion to endoring the campaign.


ATU Keep Transit Public Launch at Union Station Main Entrance in Toronto, ON, Canada

Join We Own It Region 5 & OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, on October 24, as we stand in support of our brothers and sisters of ATU at the expansion of Keep Transit Public campaign in Toronto, Mississauga & Brampton.

Metrolinx- The provincial transit planning organization- is building new and improving transit across the GTHA. This is good and we applaud them for this.  However, what you may not know is that Metrolinx is pursuing an aggressive agenda of privatization by making it all but impossible for existing public transit companies from operating and maintaining these new transit builds.

Transit works best when it's publicly owned, operated and maintained. Come out and support us, add your voice.

Public =Better 

#We Own It

 


Peterborough Town Hall for Strong Public Services at Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront in Peterborough, ON, Canada

Public services are for people, not profits. When politicians sell off our public services, everybody suffers: quality drops, prices rise, businesses close, and people leave.
 
Come join We Own It for an evening of Community discussion on protecting our Public Services from Privatization.

Chatham We Own It Pub Night at Frendz Restaurant and Lounge in Chatham, ON, Canada

Public services are for people, not profits. When politicians sell off our public services, everybody suffers: quality drops, prices rise, businesses close, and people leave.
 
Come on out to Friendz for a fun night and learn about public services, in Chatham-Kent and Ontario.
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Rally Against Privatization at Southwest corner of Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, ON, Canada

On Monday, Nov. 6, an organization called
the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships
will be hosting politicians and wealthy business owners
at a conference in downtown Toronto.

Their goal? Arrange for the sell-off and privatization of
as many Canadian and Ontarian public services as
possible.


But as you can see at www.weownit.ca, the evidence
clearly shows that privatization and public-private
partnerships lead to higher costs and lower quality
services.


Join the 40,000+ Ontarians who understand that
public = better. Join us as we tell the privatizers and
the privatizing politicians that we’re going to keep our
public services public!

Public =Better 

#We Own It

 


Belleville We Own It town hall at Belleville Marriott Town Place Suites in Belleville, ON, Canada

Public services are for people, not profits. When politicians sell off our public services, everybody suffers: quality drops, prices rise, businesses close, and people leave.

Public Town Hall on privatization:
Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 pm
Belleville Marriott Town Place Suites, 400 Bell Blvd.

Speakers will include:

  • OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas
  • MPP and Energy Critic Todd Smith
  • Provincial Schools Advocates leader Lesley Lehman
  • Hydro Not For Sale chairperson Rosario Marchese
  • DND National consultation President-PIPSC Glenn Maxwell
  • Moderated by OPSEU Regional Vice President Gareth Jones

Come and join our experts as they discuss why Public=Better


Brampton Hydro Town Hall at Gore Meadows Community Centre and Library in Brampton, ON, Canada

Premier Wynne has acknowledged her government’s “mistake” in allowing hydro rates to climb so high. Her latest scheme does nothing to address the real problem.

The real problem is privatization! Find out more at this public meeting!