Queen’s Park – September 25, 2023 – Thousands of Ontarians rallied at Queen’s Park and across the province today demanding that the Ford Government stop its unprecedented attack on publicly-funded healthcare.
UFCW members marched alongside unions, health care organizations, and ordinary Ontarians to send a message loudly to the Ford Government: “Hands off our Healthcare”.
Speakers at the rally included Natalie Meha, Executive Director of the Ontario Health Coalition, Ontario NDP Leader Marit Stiles, Ontario Interim Liberal leader John Fraser, Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner, Lily Chang, Secretary-Treasurer of the CLC, many union leaders, and doctors, nurses and long-term care workers. Every speaker had the same message: stop the privatization of healthcare in
UFCW locals represent thousands of health-care workers in Ontario, in almost every aspect of the health care industry. It is crucial that the Ford Government listen to the voices outside the legislature today and treat health-care workers with the respect that they deserve.