Series: USW Local 9176 Strike at Crown Holdings

Robert DiPippo and Cheryl Dollimore, Local 9176 Members May 1, 2014 For May Day Specialized Programming on CHRY 105.5FM, I spoke with United Steelworkers Local 9176 members Robert DePippo and Cheryl Dollimore about the ongoing strike at Crown Holdings which had begun the previous September. Steve McHugh, Local 9176 Member May 8, 2014 I spoke… Read More Series: USW Local 9176 Strike at Crown Holdings

Do The Right Thing: Talking with Labour Educator Jojo Geronimo About a New Equity Guide

December 2014 On Saturday, September 6, the Toronto & York Region Labour Council hosted the 2014 Aboriginal Workers/Workers of Colour Conference (AWOC) in Scarborough, Ontario. I attended the one-day conference, which included a keynote address by Hassan Yussuff, the first person of colour to be elected as president of the Canadian Labour Congress. Six workshops… Read More Do The Right Thing: Talking with Labour Educator Jojo Geronimo About a New Equity Guide

Toronto activists intensify campaign against SodaStream

On Sunday, August 31st, the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid (CAIA) gathered to share information with members of the Toronto community about the current campaign to boycott SodaStream, a carbonated beverage company whose main production facility is in Ma’ale Adumim, an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied Palestinian West Bank. As part of the international campaign… Read More Toronto activists intensify campaign against SodaStream

Immigration Watch Canada at York University

September 1, 2014 Anti-immigration flyers went up on York University’s Keele campus, leading to the formation of Racism Watch York, a collective of racialized students seeking sanctions from the University Administration against the organization responsible for the flyers. Featuring Ommé-Salma Rehemtullah. Headline produced for the September 1st, 2014 edition of GroundWire, the NCRA’s national community… Read More Immigration Watch Canada at York University