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A year from today, Canada could be in the throes of a federal election. Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have already started laying the groundwork for their re-election campaign, and two important themes are emerging: jobs and the economy.
A key battleground will be Ontario. Our province is vital to Harper’s re-election plans, because it sent plenty of Conservative MPs to Ottawa last time around – enough to give Harper a majority government, despite the fact that the Conservatives flopped completely in Quebec.
Falls prevention isn’t just about stopping falls before they happen. It’s about continuing to enjoy life’s simple moments; it’s about playing with our grandchildren and keeping up with old friends. Most of all, falls prevention is about keeping our independence.
Falls can result in injuries that limit your ability to move and to remain active and independent. Research tells us that 4 of every 10 nursing home admissions are the result of falling.
Hundreds of retirees, students and young workers hold tea party at PC leader Tim Hudak's office, call for vote against PCs
More than 400 retirees, students and young workers held a tea party in protest against PC leader Tim Hudak's platform, which rally participants are saying would amount to deep cuts in health care, public services and jobs. A table with two place settings was set up in front of Tim Hudak's Beamsville constituency office – one for Tim Hudak and the other for those whose concerns are being most ignored – youth and seniors.
Our Final Meeting Before Summer Hiatus
On June 4th the Unifor Local 27 Retirees Chapter had one of it's busiest meetings ever featuring 6 guest speakers. The speakers included Katha Fortier, Ontario Unifor Director, Brieanna Angel from Middlesex London E.M.S. and Barb Dolan from the National Unifor Women’s Committee.
We had also arranged for Ontario NDP candidates Teresa Armstrong - London-Fanshawe, Judy Bryant - London-North-Centre and Peggy Sattler - London West to attend the meeting for a question and answer session.
This years 2014 Tolpuddle Martyrs Ceremony was held at the Tolpuddle Martyrs' memorial sculpture in Ivy Park, London Ont.
This Collection is from the 2014 Tolpuddle Martyrs Ceremony held at the Tolpuddle Martyrs' memorial sculpture in Ivy Park, London Ont.
This Years recipient of the London & District Labour Council Tolpuddle Award was Rick Witherspoon.
Hector McLellan, Patti Dalton, City Councillor Judy Bryant and Rev Jim Evans spoke at the ceremony
The Memorial Service for "The National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job", Hosted by the London and District Labour Council was held at the Topuddle Co-op building, April 28th
Memorial Service for "The National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job", Hosted by the London and District Labour Council.
On Wednesday May 28th, Local 27 will be hosting the first "Georgina Anderson Progressive Euchre Tournament & Charity Raffle"
In recognition of International Earth Day I give you this - The Pale Blue Dot.
The haunting words of astronomer Carl Sagan reminding us to cherish our only home.