Tuesday, 13 March 2007

GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE’S 15TH ANNUAL LABOUR FAIR

George Brown College's 15th Annual Labour Fair,Contract This! Worker-Friendly Environments, will take place from Monday, March 19 to Friday, March 23.

Highlights Of The Fair:

· “Life… Or A Living” – An interactive display on the struggle, over the
past 150 years, to make Canadian workplaces safer. This history of
Occupational Health and Safety in Canada was developed by the Workers’
Arts and Heritage Centre, Hamilton, Ontario

· Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge, Working Image,
internationally-recognized photographers, www.workingimage.ca, present
“Ill Wind”, a show of images acted and produced by health care workers
about how the health care system prevents them from giving their patients
the care they need.

· The Turtle Gals Performance Ensemble, with Jani Lauzon, Michelle St John
and Cheri Maracle, present “The Triple Truth”, a play about Aboriginal
people at work in North America.

· John Cartwright, President, and/or Thadsha Navimanakkan, Toronto and
York Region Labour Council, will speak on “Social Activism and Community
Unionism: Labour Council’s Minimum Wage Campaign”.

For more information, visit the fair website.

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