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ATU Local 113 Members to Wear “Don’t Steal Our Subway” T-Shirts on the Job Again as part of a Day of Action including Canvassers at 40+ Subway Stations

TORONTO, ONTARIO  – (March 26, 2019) – As part of a city-wide day of action organized by a coalition of transit advocates, ATU Local 113 members will wear “Don’t Steal Our Subway” t-shirts on the job again in support of canvassers at over 40 subway stations across Toronto to warn riders of the risks of privatization to the public transit system.

ATU Local 113 members will lead canvassing at 6 stations, alongside prominent labour, political, and environmental groups. A full list of stations can be found here.

Organizers will be available to media. Find the details:

What: Save Our Subway! City-wide Day of Action

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m.

Where: Osgoode Station

Speakers:
Carlos Santos, ATU 113 President
Jessica Bell, MPP for University—Rosedale
Joe Cressy, Toronto City Councillor for Spadina-Fort York
Colleen Burke, President of USW 1988
Patrick Yutiga, TTCriders Member and Ryerson Student
Hana Syed, Scarborough Campus Students Union

Learn more about the history of transit privatization and the disastrous effects it has had on Toronto and other cities here.

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