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Stories for Change with Suze Morrison

Stories for Change with Suze Morrison

By Suze Morrison
Join Suze Morrison sharing stories from Toronto Centre about why we need progressive and inclusive change. We discuss tenant rights, housing, pharmacare, healthcare, social justice, education, equity, Indigenous issues and more. Produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
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10 - The 6 Steps to Moving Your Coworkers — Part 4: Unionize Your Workplace!
Happy Labour Day! In June, labour activists and Suze Morrison pulled together a workshop on how to unionize your workplace. You can access the slides and worksheets from this workshop here. Thank you to Tania Liu from UFCW Local 1006A, Bryan Cox, and Samantha Easy. Resources Slide Deck on How to Unionize Your Workplace MP3 Recording of our Training Contact a Union Organizer! Referral Service by the Canadian Labour Congress Information About Electronic Union Cards & E-Voting A Guide to Major Labour Unions in Ontario 1 pager on planning conversations to unionize your workplace This episode was produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
27:57
September 7, 2020
9 - Example Unionizing Conversation — Part 3: Unionize Your Workplace!
Happy Labour Day! In June, labour activists and Suze Morrison pulled together a workshop on how to unionize your workplace. You can access the slides and worksheets from this workshop here. Thank you to Tania Liu from UFCW Local 1006A, Bryan Cox, and Samantha Easy. Resources Slide Deck on How to Unionize Your Workplace  MP3 Recording of our Training  Contact a Union Organizer! Referral Service by the Canadian Labour Congress    Information About Electronic Union Cards & E-Voting  A Guide to Major Labour Unions in Ontario  1 pager on planning conversations to unionize your workplace This episode was produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
21:00
September 7, 2020
8 - The Law and Your Legal Protections — Part 2: Unionize Your Workplace!
Happy Labour Day! In June, labour activists and Suze Morrison pulled together a workshop on how to unionize your workplace. You can access the slides and worksheets from this workshop here. Thank you to Tania Liu from UFCW Local 1006A, Bryan Cox, and Samantha Easy. Resources Slide Deck on How to Unionize Your Workplace MP3 Recording of our Training Contact a Union Organizer! Referral Service by the Canadian Labour Congress   Information About Electronic Union Cards & E-Voting A Guide to Major Labour Unions in Ontario 1 pager on planning conversations to unionize your workplace This episode was produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
16:37
September 7, 2020
7 — Why Workers Join Unions — Part 1: Unionize Your Workplace!
Happy Labour Day! In June, labour activists and Suze Morrison pulled together a workshop on how to unionize your workplace. You can access the slides and worksheets from this workshop here. Thank you to Tania Liu from UFCW Local 1006A, Bryan Cox, and Samantha Easy.  Resources Slide Deck on How to Unionize Your Workplace MP3 Recording of our Training Contact a Union Organizer! Referral Service by the Canadian Labour Congress Information About Electronic Union Cards & E-Voting A Guide to Major Labour Unions in Ontario 1 pager on planning conversations to unionize your workplace This episode was produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
13:06
September 7, 2020
6 - Education Townhall - A Safe Return to School?
Suze Morrison joined Trustee Chris Moise, Trustee Norman Di Pasquale, child therapist and parent Helen Hargreaves, Maseeda Majeed — a resident of Regent Park and parent of 3 children in TDSB schools, and Maggie O'Connor — who is the mother of a child entering Grade 2 at Wandering Spirit School who is very involved in Parent Council. You can sign the petition for a safe return to school at www.suzemorrison.ca/safeseptember
53:27
September 2, 2020
5 - BONUS - Tenant Rights & COVID-19: What to do When You Are Faced With an Illegal Rent Increase?
Has your landlord illegally increased your rent? Join MPP Suze Morrison as she has this conversation with Karen Andrews from the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO). Here are some critical resources to support you: MPP Suze Morrison's List of Key Resources for Tenants Talk to MPP Suze Morrison's office If you are struggling to pay your rent — the Toronto Rent Bank, a community service from Neighbourhood Information Post Tenant Organizing Best Practices Slides — courtesy of the 280 Wellesley St. E. Tenants' Association Tenant Survival Manual — Federation of Metro Tenant Associations Tenant Organizing Tips — Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network Tenant Organizing Manual — Community Legal Education Ontario If you are facing harassment: Demand letter about harassment courtesy of Neighbourhood Legal Services Form for documenting harassment by your landlord courtesy of Neighbourhood Legal Services Steps to Justice — Online Guide to Tenant Rights in Ontario What Tenants Need to Know About the Law Guide — Community Legal Education Ontario If you have problems with repairs and maintenance in your unit: Demand letter to your landlord about repairs and maintenance courtesy of  Neighbourhood Legal Services Form for documenting incidents and communication with your landlord about repairs and maintenance courtesy of Neighbourhood Legal Services Steps to Justice — Online Guide About Repairs and Maintenance Produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
05:43
August 28, 2020
4 - BONUS - Tenant Rights & COVID-19: How to Ask for a Rent Reduction During COVID
Is your landlord offering units for less than you currently pay in rent where you live? Join MPP Suze Morrison as she has this conversation with Karen Andrews from the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO).  Here are some critical resources to support you: MPP Suze Morrison's List of Key Resources for Tenants   Talk to MPP Suze Morrison's office   If you are struggling to pay your rent — the Toronto Rent Bank, a community service from Neighbourhood Information Post   Tenant Organizing Best Practices Slides — courtesy of the 280 Wellesley St. E. Tenants' Association Tenant Survival Manual — Federation of Metro Tenant Associations   Tenant Organizing Tips — Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network   Tenant Organizing Manual — Community Legal Education Ontario   If you are facing harassment: Demand letter about harassment courtesy of Neighbourhood Legal Services   Form for documenting harassment by your landlord courtesy of Neighbourhood Legal Services   Steps to Justice — Online Guide to Tenant Rights in Ontario   What Tenants Need to Know About the Law Guide — Community Legal Education Ontario   If you have problems with repairs and maintenance in your unit: Demand letter to your landlord about repairs and maintenance courtesy of  Neighbourhood Legal Services   Form for documenting incidents and communication with your landlord about repairs and maintenance courtesy of Neighbourhood Legal Services   Steps to Justice — Online Guide About Repairs and Maintenance   Produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
05:27
August 28, 2020
3 - BONUS - Tenant Rights & COVID-19: Understanding the Eviction Process
What does the eviction process look like under COVID-19? How has it been changed by Bill 184? Join MPP Suze Morrison as she has this conversation with Karen Andrews from the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO). Produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger. Here are some critical resources to support you: MPP Suze Morrison's List of Key Resources for Tenants   Talk to MPP Suze Morrison's office   If you are struggling to pay your rent — the Toronto Rent Bank, a community service from Neighbourhood Information Post   Tenant Organizing Best Practices Slides — courtesy of the 280 Wellesley St. E. Tenants' Association Tenant Survival Manual — Federation of Metro Tenant Associations   Tenant Organizing Tips — Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network   Tenant Organizing Manual — Community Legal Education Ontario   If you are facing harassment: Demand letter about harassment courtesy of Neighbourhood Legal Services   Form for documenting harassment by your landlord courtesy of Neighbourhood Legal Services   Steps to Justice — Online Guide to Tenant Rights in Ontario   What Tenants Need to Know About the Law Guide — Community Legal Education Ontario   If you have problems with repairs and maintenance in your unit: Demand letter to your landlord about repairs and maintenance courtesy of  Neighbourhood Legal Services   Form for documenting incidents and communication with your landlord about repairs and maintenance courtesy of Neighbourhood Legal Services   Steps to Justice — Online Guide About Repairs and Maintenance  
08:54
August 28, 2020
2 - Tenant Rights Townhall Part 2
What happens to a Toronto tenant served an eviction order in the middle of COVID-19 by her landlord? Will tenants be able to negotiate lower rents if the market crashes? How can rent control help fix the housing crisis? Join Toronto Centre MPP Suze Morrison as she discusses housing and tenant rights with Neighbourhood Legal Services lawyer Brendan Jowett and three tenants: Emily Jenkins, Janet-Rose Nguyen, and Tyrel Olton. Produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
17:12
August 8, 2020
1 - Tenant Rights Townhall Part 1
What are Toronto tenants facing during COVID-19? Join Toronto Centre MPP Suze Morrison as she hosts a tenant townhall to discuss tenant rights in Toronto during COVID-19. Suze is joined by Neighbourhood Legal Services Lawyer Brendan Jowett and three tenants — Janet-Rose Nguyen, and Tyrel Olton — who share their experiences as tenants during COVID-19. Produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
26:07
August 8, 2020
0 - Stories for Change with Suze Morrison: Episode Zero
Welcome to the introductory episode of Stories for Change with Suze Morrison! Please visit Suze Morrison's Youtube channel if you need to read subtitles to make this and future episodes accessible. Produced by Benjamin Donato-Woodger.
04:51
August 8, 2020