Sunday evening's #CityofTO hosted #TorontoStrong vigil, organized in collaboration with Faith in the City and the Toronto Area Interfaith Council, will be a demonstration of Toronto's diverse communities as well as a display of our city's resilience. https://t.co/J5eakPxC33 pic.twitter.com/KOUSiahFQb— City of Toronto (@TorontoComms) April 26, 2018
The Toronto Public Library Workers Union is shocked and saddened by the terrible incident that took place in North York today, near North York Central Library.
Our hearts and minds are with the victims and their families and with those who witnessed this horrifying event.
Respect and gratitude to the first responders and public servants on the scene.
All North York Central Library staff have been reported safe.
Read the excellent article in the Toronto Star, "How Librarians are Rising to the Next Crisis: The Opioid Crisis" by May Warren.
Thomas Krzyzanowski, senior branch head at Toronto Public Library’s Parliament St. location, has been trained in how to administer naloxone nasal spray in case someone overdoses. (EDUARDO LIMA / STARMETRO)
Precarious work only to be followed by precarious retirement?
A delegation attended the annual OMERs meeting today to speak out against the plan to cease guaranteed indexing which protects pensions against inflation. Inspiring to see so many young workers attending. Proud to see so many library workers in attendence!
How can other OMERs members help? Click, sign, and send this letter to OMERs to make sure our voices are heard.
Assembled Library Workers from all over Ontario send a solidarity message to York University (Local 3903) and Carleton University (Local 2424) who are on strike against an unfair employer.