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May 14, 2020

“If stronger measures aren’t taken now, we’re likely to see a crisis in our shelter system like the one we saw in long-term care.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

March 26, 2020

Over 1/3 of Canadians are worried about missing a rent or mortgage payment this month because of COVID-19.

October 2, 2018

“Right now, many people are stuck with jobs that are part-time, short-term, and low-paying. It’s a recipe for hunger.” —  Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President 

April 10, 2017

“For tenants, the attack by a CIBC official shows rent control works and needs to be expanded.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

January 31, 2017

“The only way a Basic Income can ever work in Ontario is if government realizes that it has to move money from the haves to the have-nots.” .” – Smokey Thomas, OPSEU President