Governments that choose to invest in public services and public sector workers, as the front line of defense against the COVID-19 second wave, are on the right track.

Ontario’s Fall Budget 2020 must put the $9.3 billion in federal dollars to work immediately. Break it out of the piggy bank, and put it to use saving lives in hospitals, long-term care homes, public health units and making schools safe.

We need change, but not small change. With lives on the line, it’s not the time to nickel-and-dime.

Click here to email Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Finance Rod Phillips and tell them now’s the time for bold vision, and big investment in working people and public services.

Read CUPE Ontario’s Pre-Budget Submission 2020 here.

Read Fred Hahn’s Op-ed ” In times of crisis, government must spend, not scrimp” here.