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Yesterday, the Amalgamated Transit Union and the entire labor movement lost a trailblazing leader and working class champion. Lawrence J. “Larry” Hanley, International President of the Amalgamated Transit Union since 2010, passed away on May 7, 2019. He was 62 years old.
Under Hanley’s leadership, the ATU was transformed into

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On May 7, while recovering from an illness, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President Larry Hanley died suddenly.  In a brief statement, his family, quoting Mary G. Harris “Mother” Jones, urged us to: “Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.”
Larry was an amazing friend, brother,

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The provincial government’s decision to scrap previous plans to double the city’s share of gas tax funding means Ottawa will lose $1 billion for its mass transit plans over the next 30 years.
The announcement that the Progressive Conservative government is cancelling plans to double the funds — which are expected to total more than $36 million for

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International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the achievements of women in our city and around the globe. While it formally falls on March 8, 2019, typically it is observed throughout the whole week.
Here are eight great events to check out during this International Women’s Week in Ottawa.

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