June 7, 2019 marked the one year anniversary of the Ford government. The Labour Council coordinated with organizations across Ontario to recognize the date with province-wide actions to build resistance and draw attention away from the government's inevitable self-congratulation.
|The Toronto & York Region Labour Council encouraged all affiliates to participate by organizing a "Lunch + Learn" event in members' places of work. These lunch events were 15 minute meetings in which workers received an outline of the funding and program cuts and then were asked to come up with questions they would want the Conservatives to answer truthfully.|
|Labour and community activists are already involved in campaigns on many specific issues. By involving tens of thousands of union members in debunking the Conservative narrative, we are helping to deepen a public rejection of their agenda and are setting the stage for more effective, widespread resistance.|