Thank you for joining today’s Spring webinar, COVID-19: Who will pay for the crisis?
Here are some next steps you can take following the webinar:
Donate to the #JusticeForRegis campaign
Regis’s sister, Renee Beals, has organized a GoFundMe campaign to support the family’s struggle for justice.
To make a donation, please click here.
Call Doug Downey, the Ontario Attorney-General, to demand #JusticeForRegis
Call Doug Downey at one of these numbers:
(to skip the long greeting and go straight to the beep, press 7 once the greeting begins)
- In Toronto: 416-326-2220
- Toll-free (outside Toronto): 1-800-518-7901
- Barrie constituency office: 705-726-5538
Use this script, or make up your own, to support the family’s demands for justice:
My name is __________ and I live in __________.
I am saddened and outraged by the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet. We need an urgent response and an immediate independent inquest into her death. I am deeply concerned that the SIU, an arms-length body that almost always sides with police, is taking on this inquest.
I am demanding a fully public and independent investigation so that we can feel confident. The cops involved in this incident must also be immediately suspended and taken off our streets until we receive answers.
[OPTIONAL] I expect you to contact me to confirm next steps. You can reach me at __________.
After calling and leaving a voicemail message, email the same message to these addresses:
Show your solidarity with Regis and her family
Post of photo of yourself on social media with this printable, or make your own sign to show your support for:
Keep fighting for paid sick days
Organizing works! Just days after the #PaidSickLeaveSavesLives Day of Action, and under pressure from the federal NDP, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged on Monday, May 25 to push for 10 days of paid sick leave for every worker in Canada.
But it’s up to all of us to make sure the federal government turns their words into action. Call your local Member of Parliament today (click here to find their number and a suggested script). Tell them you support 10 permanent employer paid sick days to be legislated immediately, with no public subsidies for the likes of Loblaws, Chartwell, or Amazon.
For more information, or to join the campaign, please visit the Fight for $15 and Fairness.
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