2022 Ontario Election


Brochure: Election Ontario 2022 – The Council of Canadians and our Ontario chapters have outlined a vision for the Ontario we want, alongside some key demands, to assist you in conversations with your neighbours and candidates.


Four more years of Ford means community organizing must continue

Vi Bui | June 24, 2022
Earlier this month, Ontario went to the polls and elected a new provincial government. The Progressive Conservatives, led by Doug Ford, came out with their second majority government, and many communities and progressive movements are trying to make sense of this outcome and its…

Doug Ford’s health care privatization agenda must be stopped

Vi Bui | May 25, 2022
At its core, health care must be public and well-funded to guarantee services to all. Yet, thanks to decades of underfunding and privatization, our public health systems in Ontario have been under tremendous strain – a trend that the COVID-19 pandemic has both highlighted and…

On June 2nd, vote for climate justice in Ontario

Vi Bui | May 19, 2022
In April 2019, I was among countless other Ottawa residents watching anxiously as the flood water rose past the historic level it had already reached only two years prior. This was just a few weeks after Premier Doug Ford made cuts to the funding and mandate of Conservation…

Developers or Ontarians: Who decides what your community looks like?

Vi Bui | May 16, 2022
As the Ontario population grows, residents across the province are creatively rethinking what their communities could look like. Ontarians in urban and rural areas alike are trying to address the housing crisis, build vibrant, sustainable communities, preserve the precious…

May Day message from the future: A just transition for Ontario

Dylan Penner | May 4, 2022
Below is the text of a speech by Dylan Penner, our Climate and Social Justice Organizer, at the May Day rally in Ottawa. The rally was part of a provincial day of action organized by the Ontario Federation of Labour.  Fellow workers! Bonjour tour le monde! I'm here with a…

Council of Canadians chapters celebrate May Day 2022 in Ontario

Vi Bui | May 4, 2022
On May 1, Council of Canadians chapters across Ontario joined our labour allies and community groups to celebrate International Workers’ Day. As the province heads into an election, workers and communities rallied for a better Ontario and called for fair wages and better working…