How to vote on June 7

Thursday, June 7 is Election Day in Ontario.

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This is how we stop Doug Ford

By Naureen Rizvi, Unifor Ontario Regional Director With one week left in this campaign, I must admit, I’m nervous. I can’t stop thinking about what Doug Ford as Premier would mean for us in Ontario.

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There’s no good reason to freeze the minimum wage

By Naureen Rizvi, Ontario Regional Director Workers in Ontario have fought long and hard for the $15 an hour minimum wage, and there is no good reason to delay the increase. With data coming in since the January 2018 increase,...

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4 big reasons to vote in advance

Did you know that advanced polls are open in Ontario from Saturday May 26 until Wednesday May 30 (yes, this weekend!).

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Make it count for LGBTQ workers

By Naureen Rizvi, Ontario Regional Director Casual bigotry is creeping into Ontario politics and that is a concern for our union. Since the official Ontario election campaign began, Doug Ford has been tight-lipped about his opinions and refuses to share...

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Three questions for Ford voters

On the seventh of June, Ontarians are set to decide who will govern our great province. If polls are to be believed, the Doug Ford-led Progressive Conservatives will form a majority government.

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Ford Nation fake news a disservice to voters

By Jerry Dias Doug Ford is hiding in plain sight. Afraid to face the real media and take genuine questions from qualified reporters who might challenge him on ill-conceived and poorly thought-out election promises, the leader of the Progressive Conservative...

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Unifor commits to make election count for workers

TORONTO – Unifor members across Ontario launched an ambitious plan to mobilize workers for the provincial election, to stop Doug Ford and the conservatives. 

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Unifor gears up for the Ontario election

Canvassing in elections is exciting, sometimes awkward, and absolutely vital to the success of campaigns. To kick start Unifor’s member to member campaign, twenty-four members from ridings across Ontario gathered in Toronto for two days of training.  Sessions offered tools...

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Election Town Halls Kick-off in Kitchener

Workers’ issues are election issues, and in this election, labour gains are under threat. Unifor members came together at the Local 1106 office in Kitchener to commit to act in the 2018 June 7 election.

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