Over 45,000 municipal workers from two of the largest locals of the
Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) are on strike.
Outgoing Harper government presided over price hikes, sell-offs and
Nationalise the banks under the democratic control of the working
Athletic achievements…and unknown debts and environmental damage
Autocratic powers, Afghan war and job losses/wage cuts provoke protests
Defend the right to strike against attacks on pay and conditions
Workers occupy Windsor auto-parts plant
Right wing Tory government sees off opposition parties’ no confidence
Opposition social democratic-NDP ‘fighting talk’ but no alternative
But the fight must go on!
Industrial action follows spate of public sector strikes