Brandon Haynes Interview on CBC Toronto News: January 4th, 2022

Brandon Haynes Interview on CBC Toronto News: January 4th, 2022

January 4th, 2022 - Excerpt from Brandon Haynes' interview with CBC Toronto, reacting to TPL 's announcement that, due to staffing shortages, TPL will be temporarily closing 44 library branches. Chronic understaffing and precarious work has long been an issue at the Toronto Public Library....

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Ice Cream Truck 2021

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Paid Sick Days Save Lives

From CUPE Ontario:  Please fill out this petition and share! On January 12, 2021, the Ontario government announced a second State of Emergency and instituted a stay-at-home policy. A growing chorus of advocates, experts, and workers responded by pointing out a glaring omission: the Ford...

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In rare move, school librarian fights back in court against conservative activists https://t.co/VZpbi5kwab
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@ontarionurses: If the Ford Government is looking for ideas from the sector on how to solve the current nursing crisis, here's one: Increase compensation. https://t.co/RdzEtdJed7
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What a great team! And a beautiful day for a canvass 😎 We're out in York South-Weston canvassing with Chiara Padovani @chipadovani , City Councillor candidate! It's time for progressive change in #YSW Lets get Chiara to City Hall 👊🏽 #TOpoli https://t.co/d2zfdZ8VjD
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Loved catching up over lunch with you @JILLSLASTWORD 😊 Recently re-elected to QP, MPP Dr. Jill Andrew is NDP Critic for Culture, Heritage, and Women's Issues. We discussed mounting pressure on library workers to act as social triage in their communities #ONpoli #onlab #ondp https://t.co/ikBGst8YUf