Solidarity Against Austerity (SAA) is now in a position to happily announce: The Mugshots “Matter is Closed”! SAA held a party on Friday, June 3 to celebrate the resolution of this important local workers’ struggle. SAA’s Workers Action Group has played a key role in this fight for workers’ rights. Read more here.
Canada Post and their Backhoe Stopped on Shillington
For the second time this year, Marymay Downing has successfully turned away Canada Post efforts to install a community mailbox in gardens at the entrance to her community. Read More
Join us in a rally for basic workers rights, in support of the Mugnots!
Friday Oct 2nd, 2015
12:30pm – 1:30pm
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel (75 Nicolas Street) Read More
September 18, 2015 — Solidarity Against Austerity wants to express our solidarity and support for the hundreds of local taxi drivers who have been recently locked out by their employer. Coventry Connections is the near-monopoly private company that, with City of Ottawa authorization, dominates our local taxi industry – including the drivers. Coventry locked out the Airport taxi drivers on August 11 following a breakdown in contract negotiations, and they followed this with a second lockout of Capital drivers (Blue Line and Capital are both owned by Coventry) on August 25. Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2015
Rally at City Hall, Friday September 18 at 12pm
Ottawa, ON – The Workers Action Group of Solidarity Against Austerity wants to express our solidarity and support for the hundreds of local taxi drivers who have been recently locked out by their employer. We believe the attacks and smears against locked out drivers have gone too far, and we are calling on all taxi users and driver supporters across the city to join us for a support rally on Friday. Read More
Solidarity Against Austerity events and meetings for the week of Sept. 12th – Sept 20th
This will be a busy week, so mark your calendars! Read More