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Just say No to Doug’s cannabis plan: OPSEU President

“The idea that municipalities can opt out is a bad joke. Those cities and towns that opt out will be wide open to gang activity - it makes no sense.” — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas

Toronto (14 Aug 2018)  — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Premier Doug Ford is irresponsibly throwing caution to the wind with his move to privatize cannabis sales.

Government underestimates losses from tax haven use by wealthy individuals

Tax evasion is not a “victimless crime.” The victims are everyone struggling when they can’t get the public services they need  – whether it’s people experiencing hallway medicine, a student who can’t afford rapidly rising tuition fees or drivers worried about their safety after snow plowing services have been privatized.