Category Archives: Quality Public Services

Caring for the public: Guelph Hydro is a significant asset for our city

  It is very important that the City of Guelph maintains Guelph Hydro as publically owned. We must do this despite neoliberal trends from the Provincial Government, which is shamefully privatizing Hydro One. This privatization is increasing hydro rates, especially … Continue reading

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Unite against Trump’s ultra-right racists!

The election of Donald Trump marks an extremely dangerous shift, that threatens peace, democracy and sovereignty abroad, and labour, civil, social, and equality rights in the U.S. As the de facto leader of a fascist movement, Trump has been compared … Continue reading

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Saving public services: Hydro One and Canada Post

Hello Guelph, We are bringing two keynote speakers to analyse the importance of defending good quality public services and jobs. These are the details: – Speaker on Hydro One: Dave McKee (Leader of Communist Party of Ontario) – Speaker on … Continue reading

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Trudeau’s Pension Reform: Where’s the Beef?

The best thing about the federal government’s pension reform is its pending decision to restore the age of eligibility for Old Age Security (OAS) to 65. It was Harper who raised the age to 67, citing the OECD countries which … Continue reading

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Historic Labour Struggle Rocks France

PV Vancouver Bureau, with files from the Morning Star and other sources – June 30, 2016 One of the biggest labour struggles carried out in decades by French workers continued through June, as the country hosted the Euro 2016 soccer … Continue reading

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Bring Back Member Services at CUPE 3913!

We express our solidarity and support to the Take Back 3913 campaign! in their just demands for a fairer union for its members and the staff.  Accordingly, our website will be also providing you with the latest updates from the  … Continue reading

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Le Front Commun launches rotating strikes across Quebec

PV Montreal Bureau The Front Commun (Common Front) of public sector trade unions in Quebec stepped up workplace actions in late October with a rotating strike across the province, as negotiations with the Couillard Liberal government remain stalled. The actions … Continue reading

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