This month, there are multiple marches at that may be of interest to UMFA Members.

Rally for Workers

April 21, 2017
Manitoba Legislature Building
12:15 p.m.
Conservative governments in Manitoba and Saskatchewan are putting the responsibility for deficits on workers.

Join the Public Service Alliance of Canada as we protest austerity agendas and attacks on labour.

Speakers include:
- Hassan Yussuff, CLC President
- Robyn Benson, PSAC National President
- Tom Lindsey, Official Opposition Labour Critic (MB)
- Kevin Rebeck, MFL President
- Carl Gannon, UVAE National President

https://www.facebook.com/events/1819241491673851/

 

March for Science - Winnipeg
Organized by Science First and the UM Faculty of Science

April 22, 2017
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Manitoba Legislature

On April 22, we march for science! We will gather in front of the steps of the Manitoba Legislature at 1pm for a rally with guest speakers tba.

Science First will be organizing a March for Science in Winnipeg, in solidarity with the March for Science DC and satellite marches planned across the United States, and the world.

https://www.facebook.com/events/604709193057088/

 

Communities Not Cuts

April 22, 2017
Gather at 11:30 am at
Oodena Celebration Circle at The Forks
Rally 12-1 pm

Concerned with provincial budget cuts? ER closures? Elementary school class size? University and college affordability? Respect for Indigenous rights? Arts and libraries funding? Accessbility Act implementation? And much more. You are invited to join this family and child-friendly event to stand up for community priorities. Together we are stronger.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1334709643276399/

 

MNU Rally for Safe Patient Care
April 26, 2017
12:30-1:00 pm.
Manitoba Legislature Building

The Manitoba Nurses Union will be holding a rally at the Manitoba Legislature to speak out against recent front line service cuts, including the announcement to close three Winnipeg Emergency Departments.
If you have any questions about the event please contact Samantha Turenne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

https://www.facebook.com/events/473563439649978/

 

National Day of Mourning
April 28, 2017
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Union Centre – 2nd floor auditorium (275 Broadway)

Join the Manitoba Federation of Labour in marking the National Day of Mourning with a special candle light memorial service to remember and honour workers killed or injured on the job.  To be followed by the Safe Workers of Tomorrow Leaders Walk starting at the Union Centre at 11:45 a.m.

 

May Day March
Say no to the agenda of austerity, privatization and cuts to jobs and social spending
May 1, 2017
Assemble at 5:30 p.m. at Memorial Park
March begins at 6:00 p.m.

Organized by the Winnipeg Labour Council.  Call 942-0522 for more information.