Tag Archives: Ontario

Radio — Fighting homelessness in Ontario’s past and in its Doug Ford future

Cathy Crowe has been a street nurse in Toronto for more than three decades. She has not only delivered community-based primary health care to homeless and poor people over that time, but has also been involved in a wide range … Continue reading

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Radio — Building community resilience in the face of climate change

Sheila Murray, Beatrice Ekoko, Lidia Ferreira, and Michelle Sullivan all work in some capacity with an initiative called the Lighthouse Project, a pilot that aims to develop new approaches for building resilience in a number of Ontario communities in the … Continue reading

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Radio — Defending minimum wage victories from big business backlash

Pam Frache is the Ontario coordinator of the Fight for $15 and Fairness campaign. They won major victories around minimum wage increases and reforms to labour law in 2017. And this year, with a provincial election looming, they are facing … Continue reading

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Radio — A new grassroots student organization emerging from solidarity with striking faculty

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews James Fauvelle and Mohammad Ali Aumeer. They are both students at community colleges in Ontario. During the five-week strike by college faculty in late 2017, they got involved in … Continue reading

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Radio — Students fighting to raise the minimum wage

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Jessica Chen and Jermaul Newell. They are students at York University in Toronto and are active with the campus chapter of … Continue reading

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Radio — Demanding workplace dignity, not just a higher minimum wage

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Deena Ladd and Winnie Mah. They are both active in the Fight for $15 and Fairness, an Ontario-wide initiative that is mobilizing … Continue reading

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Radio — The fight to raise the minimum wage in Ontario

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Sonia Singh of the Toronto Workers Action Centre and Anthony Tambureno of the Peel Regional Labour Council talk about the province-wide campaign by community groups, … Continue reading

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