Join us in a community action discussion on women, work, and how good jobs can create prosperity in our city. For more information contact Beverley at btrought@bigongreen.ca or 647.655.1729.

Wednesday October 7, 2015
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Rexdale Community Hub
21 Panorama Court
M9V 4E3
*Refreshments available
*Child minding & interpretation by request

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We invite you to a Community Forum

We invite you to a Community Forum to recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Poverty in Toronto: What are we doing about it?

A conversation with

Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell

Thursday March 19th, 2015
2 Carlton Street, Suite 1001
UARR Annual General Meeting – 5:30PM-6:30PM

Employment Insurance in Canada hits rock bottom

To mark the first contributions made to the unemployment insurance fund more than 73 years ago (July 1, 1941), the Public Service Alliance of Canada is launching “Employment Insurance in Canada: Hitting Rock Bottom”, a short animated video on the decline of the EI program over the last 25 years.

“Since the 1990’s, the Employment Insurance Program has been decimated by successive Liberal and Conservative governments to the point where it no longer fulfills its mission to protect Canadian workers from the hardship of unemployment,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC national president.

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People’s Social Forum

At the People’s Social Forum in Ottawa, being held from August 21 – 24,  Winnie Ng and John Humphrey from Good Jobs for All EI Working Group will be making presentations on the Toronto impacts of the Harper Conservatives EI cuts on August 22. If you are going, please join in. 



Join us for E.I. in formation Leafleting:   2 dates

Action 1:   Saturday, June 21 @10:00 a.m., at Scarborough Town Centre.  We will meet at 10:00 a.m. at Service Canada Offices near the Town Centre.  Park by Cineplex Cinema, though food court to subway exit and Service Canada.

Action 2:  Wednesday, June 25 @ 3:30 p.m., at Kennedy Subway station.  We will meet at 3:30 at West Scarborough Community Legal Services in Suite 201 at 2425 Eglinton East, near Kennedy.  Parking – southeast corner lot at Kennedy and Eglinton.

For more info contact – Judy Persad at Good Jobs for All Coalition at 416.441.3663 ext 224 or jpersad@labourcouncil.ca

A community-labour coalition