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September 2017

Fun evening of Fight for $15 letter writing & media strategy

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fox & Feather Pub, 283 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Canada
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Countering the Big Business Spin: Join us for a fun evening of letter writing & media strategy! Bill 148 - the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act - is going to be voted on in the coming weeks. And Big Business is pushing back, spinning myths in the media to try to undermine public and government support for decent work. So we have to push back! It's crucial that we flood the media with our messages supporting $15 and fairness for workers. Join…

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Mayworks Ottawa planning meeting

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy Street
Ottawa, Canada
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Please join us for an initial discussion about the possibility of organizing a MayWorks event in Ottawa in 2018. When: from 6 pm to 8:30pm for Thursday, September 28 Where: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy Street MayWorks can be broadly defined as a festival of working class culture that is rooted in an understanding that workers share a common struggle as a class against capitalism, and the arts are an important means of advancing this struggle. There have been many…

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Rally against racism in Canada

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Terry Fox statue, Wellington Street across from Parliament Hill + Google Map

Join Ottawa Against Fascism, Ottawa CUPE District Council, Fight for $15 and Fairness Ottawa, IWW Ottawa-Outaoais and Solidarity Ottawa on Parliament Hill. Bring your signs, noisemakers and friends and family as we gather to unite against racist violence in Canada and shut down fascists in their attempt to organize further. Following a year of rising fascist violence in North America, from the deadly anti-Muslim massacre in Québec City in January to the neo-nazi gathering that terrorized the city of Charlottesville…

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October 2017

Catalonia solidarity demo

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Prime Minister’s Office – at Metcalfe, 80 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Canada
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Long live Catalonia! Support Catalans' Right to Independence! With the Catalonian people for Democracy! Meeting point in front of the Prime Minister's Office (corner Wellington and Metcalf, Ottawa) Visca Catalunya lliure! Vive la Catalogne! Appuyons le droit des Catalans à l’indépendance! Avec le peuple Catalan pour la démocratie ! Point de rassemblement devant le bureau du Premier Ministre (coin Wellington et Metcalf, Ottawa)  

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Fight for $15 & Fairness Postering Blitz!

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ottawa City Hall, 100 Laurier Ave
Ottawa, Canada
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Join Ottawa $15 and Fairness for a postering blitz! Meet at the corner of Laurier and Elgin streets. We all know Bill 148 still doesn't go far enough. We need stronger language on equal pay for equal work and fair scheduling for workers to be truly protected. But time is running out, so we're bringing our message to the streets! Join us as we poster our way to MPPs Yasir Naqvi's office for constituency week! We'll have tape and posters,…

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Fix Phoenix now! | Arrangez Phénix maintenant!

October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Prime Minister’s Office – at Metcalfe, 80 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Canada
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The government had set itself a deadline of October 2016 to fix the bulk of problematic Phoenix pay cases and now, one year later, it is no closer to fixing the buggy system. Instead, over the last few weeks we’ve learned that: - nearly half of public service workers have had problems with pay (https://goo.gl/UkrheQ) - there were 11 government-wide breaches of personal information due to Phoenix (https://goo.gl/KZzrby) -the cost of fixing Phoenix is now approaching 750 million dollars (https://goo.gl/YL2ju9)…

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