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Our Times April 2015 Cover

Check out the latest issue of Our Times Magazine.  Local 4948 President, Maureen O'Reilly is featured on the cover (see inset) as one of the five recipients of the Labour Arts Award.  Read the full story on page 31.

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May 10
RT @LibrarianshipCA: They threatened to read — so a PC MPP’s office called the cops https://t.co/nQwfn3woM0 Throw the book at ’em has take…
May 09
Shame on @MichaelTibollo at a $1600 plate PC fundraiser after slashing N & S #publiclibrary budgets by 50%.… https://t.co/bDB6yTzVv0
May 09
RT @progresstoronto: Did you send an email to your MPP to stop the public health cuts and received a reply? Do you have a conservative MPP?…
May 09
RT @JILLSLASTWORD: Dear @samoosterhoff, my constituency staff have put together a step-by-step guide on how to respond to peaceful protesto…
May 09
RT @Lib_Techie @MichaelTibollo That is a lie Ontario Library Services is essential to day to day operations of libraries and service to pa…
May 09
RT @oursacredbreath @MichaelTibollo Our library just announced no more inter library loans outside our municipality ... so you are wrong .…
May 09
RT @Thamahmmy @MichaelTibollo @BPCRPL You have obviously never used a rural library. We depend on each other’s resources to provide the be…
May 09
RT @malloryapearce @MichaelTibollo "No involvement in the day-to-day operations of public libraries..." So what would we call this? https:…
May 09
RT @malloryapearce @MichaelTibollo Just so that we're really clear on the direct impact on the day to day operations of libraries, I'd lik…
May 09
RT @malloryapearce @MichaelTibollo This is a completely incorrect statement. SOLS is responsible for the delivery of library materials mul…
May 09
RT @andrewpyper @MichaelTibollo Your statement wildly misrepresents the facts, and is ignorant of how Ontario’s library services functions…
May 09
RT @mridley @MichaelTibollo Wrong. The powerful & *cost effective* collaboration among libraries and agencies such as these is undermined…
May 09
RT @Kurt__McKnight @MichaelTibollo Another disaster by this government. The inter-library loan service is a must for rural libraries @b
May 09
RT @daniellemuma @MichaelTibollo So what you’re saying is that you LITERALLY have no clue what SOLS and OLS-N do, and you can’t be bothere…
May 09
RT @lilmisslibrary @MichaelTibollo These "arm length" agencies are critical to libraries! The InterLibrary Loan service is used by thousan…
May 09
#LibraryWarriors outside PC $1600 plate fundraiser w/ MPP @MichaelTibollo#Onpoli $$$ dinner while library budget… https://t.co/Tnfx8L6Tty
May 08
RT @progresstoronto: Did you see the new poll today? The majority of Ontarians oppose Premier Ford’s cuts to education! If you oppose the c…
May 08
Beyond shameful. MPP@samoosterhoff⁩ office calls cops on library-loving seniors | https://t.co/Os61nKos6I ⁦… https://t.co/tfusRWN9wO
May 08
RT @TorontoStar: Premier Doug Ford’s relentless, reckless cutting affects residents in cities, suburbs and rural areas — everyone but the r…
May 07
RT @LibrarianshipCA: Provincial minister says cancellation of inter-library service was a surprise https://t.co/39L3lPKfcS Minister Tiboll…
May 04
RT @GShankz: An investment in our libraries is an investment in #Ontario’s future #Sols @Local4948 @CUPEOntario https://t.co/dyEQykhptK
May 04
RT @4948Warriors: Tell Premier Ford to reverse cuts to the inter-library loan program. Take action now. https://t.co/GXz9FYjYmB@Local4948
May 03
Ontario's #publiclibraries are under attack from Ford Govt. Please sign +share! https://t.co/Lq9nSSVz7ghttps://t.co/n2gYzrb3Zr
Apr 30
Richmond Hill Library: more bad news for #PublicLibraries + the public who depend on them. https://t.co/tnJoH0BJNThttps://t.co/Ibw3GA7NYn
Apr 30
Great statement from MPP @Jennkfrench from Oshawa against the #OnPoli Ford Govt's drastic cuts to #publiclibrarieshttps://t.co/0bL2Xy4rkA
Apr 30
RT @shelleysavor: I'm actively protesting the cuts to healthcare in Ontario #PeopleHaveThePower! https://t.co/7veXPiQWih
Apr 28
RT @larsenesque: Ontario librarian calls minister's suggestion service be 'more efficient' after 50% cut an 'outrage' | CBC News https://t.
Apr 28
RT @CUPE129: Support Library Services in Pickering The Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS) and Ontario Library Service - North (OLS-N…
Apr 28
RT @cupe932: Waterloo Region library staff speak out about end of interlibrary book-loaning service | https://t.co/9k4heGnDOd https://t.co/
Apr 28
RT @politicsfisher: I have never signed a petition in my life that is until today ... calling on the @fordnation govt to reverse its planne…
Apr 25
#DayofMourning 2019 event jointly presented by @Local4948 @torontolibrary Sharon from Mobile Crisis Intervention… https://t.co/u4dwVKya5y
Apr 24
RT @cupe932: Fort Erie feels pain from provincial funding cuts https://t.co/jVktNTw9wl
Apr 24
RT @Shelly__Gordon @dmrider @fordnation @TorontoStar I don't want my taxes to go to giant multinational corporations that make beer. I wan…
Apr 24
RT @maritstiles: Please sign this petition. We need to fight back HARD against this $1billion cut to front line public health services #TO
Apr 24
RT @progresstoronto: Doug Ford is cutting billions from public health, which could mean the end of student nutrition programs, sexual healt…
Apr 23
RT @cupe932: Cuts to Ontario library services devastating to under-served populations, says librarian https://t.co/SJz6ZsMSn5
Apr 23
Doug Ford: Stop the cuts to the Southern Ontario Library Service and Ontario Library Service - North - Sign the Pet… https://t.co/HFJAz8B1f8
Apr 21
National conversation on incidents in public libraries @tplwu4948Pres @4948Warriors Social workers, snacks and 'a… https://t.co/x1ALSqUX8Y
Apr 21
#LibraryWarriors need support/staffing to ensure staff/public safety + protect vulnerable populations.… https://t.co/QFjCSk17FP
Apr 20
Shame on the Ford Govt @TPLWU4948Pres @4948Warriors @CUPEOntario#ONPoli #topoli #librarywarriors Public Libraries… https://t.co/Rty8VqSXdQ
Apr 20
RT @jannarden: Province slashes Ontario Library Service funding by 50% https://t.co/sts3BU515L reading gave me a career and saved me a few…
Apr 20
Heartbreaking news. The Ford Govt is not for the people. Public Libraries are @jannarden @TPLWU4948Preshttps://t.co/ECEapeIueH
Apr 19
RT @torontolabour: Budget cut a sign that Doug Ford’s contempt for libraries persists https://t.co/4TzS1ZU5BY via @torontostar @Local4948
Apr 19
RT @CUPE391: We agree that this is a shameful action by the Ontario government! Libraries are among the most important public institutions…
Apr 19
RT @wylie_alan: Solidarity to all my colleagues and comrades in Canada fighting against 50% cuts to Ontario’s library system ️…
Apr 19
RT @GShankz: Libraries are the great equalizer giving knowledge and resources to all- no matter what their position in life..unlike @fordna
Apr 19
RT @TorontoStar: The Southern Ontario Library Service and the Ontario Library Service-North will see their budgets halved for the 2019-20 f…