Rally in support of CUPE Local 1600

When: June 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2, Canada

CUPE 1600 has been on strike since May 11, fighting to protect good jobs that support both communities and quality animal care.   The Zoo, and its owner, the City of Toronto are demanding a…

We Can’t “Bear” to Lose Medicare Tour

When: May 30, 2017 – June 14, 2017 all day
Where: Locations across Ontario

The giant teddy bear is 7-feet tall and 4 1/2 foot-wide: a much-loved and friendly prop to help educate our communities about the threat of health care privatization. Private for-profit clinics are trying to take…

CUPE 1600—Solidarity rally and information picket

When: May 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2, Canada

The members of CUPE Local 1600 are on strike to protect job security at the Toronto Zoo, which is owned by the City of Toronto. On Tuesday, May 16, join striking CUPE 1600 members for…

Solidarity BBQ in support of striking Toronto Zoo Workers

When: May 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Toronto Zoo Main Entrance (Meadowvale), 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, ON M1B 5W6, Canada

Nearly 400 members of CUPE 1600 began strike action against the Toronto Zoo last week to defend good jobs that support communities as well as the research, education and conservation programs that make the Zoo…

Fighting Back Against Unsafe and Toxic Work

When: June 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Where: OCAD Auditorium, Room 190, Main Building, 100 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1, Canada

A panel discussion featuring workers who are organizing in different sectors but on similar issues. We aim to open a conversation on how we can connect our organizing efforts and bring together a powerful, worker-led…