A Small group gathered at the Sault Ste. Marie Court House grounds Wednesday to protest a number of the Ford Government polices from healthcare to climate change.
The small group in the Sault joined in solidarity with those from more than a dozen other cities in Ontario calling for a general strike against the Doug Ford government.
The province-wide event, referred to as the May 1st General Strike Against Doug Ford”
“I’m deeply concerned about the cuts from the Ford Government” Protestor Amanada Zuke told SaultOnline.com / ONNtv, “
The event asks for Ontarians to take one hour off work on May 1 in an effort to put a halt to provincial budget cuts by the Ontario government. I am an auntie to a lot of wonderful children, some of whom have autism, some rely on programs like OHIP plus and other programs affected by these cuts”
“we saw how devastating the cuts were during the Harris years, and now more than ever, we need those strengths and when you see those cuts to healthcare and education, that is our future” said Kara Flannigan, a local environmentalist and former candidate in the provincial election for the Green Party. “People have a right to be upset”