May 3, 2013 OPSEU President Smokey Thomas sent a letter to Premier
Kathleen Wynne to reinstate the Ontario Ranger program and reopen Ontario Place
to demonstrate her commitment to invest $295 million, over two years, to help
young people find jobs.
May 1, 2013
Ontario Place and the Exhibition Grounds were the most talked about spaces in
Toronto for 2012. Come out and share your vision for this public space,
Saturday, May 4, 2013 .more...
Rethinking Ontario Place Reaction: MP Olivia Chow
February 25, 2013 The MP for Trinity-Spadina and former
Toronto City Councillor, Olivia Chow speaks out about the value of Ontario Place
as an affordable fun place for families.
Rethinking Ontario Place Reaction: Smokey Thomas
February 20, 2013 OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas
urges the government to slow it down and get it right when it comes to the
future of Ontario Place. See video
Rethinking Ontario Place Reaction: Jim Stanford
February 14, 2013 Jim Stanford an Economist with the
Canadian Auto Workers comments about the government's plan for Ontario Place at
the Rethinking Ontario Place presentation at Innis Town Hall, University of
Toronto on February 4, 2013. See video
January 24, 2013 Imagine the possibilities when 40 designers and creative
leaders gather to image an alternative vision for Ontario Place.
View a video
their activities at a special
November 14, 2012 The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and
other interested parties are set to create a vision for Ontario Place that makes
it a public place for the enjoyment of visitors and the residents of our
province alike. more...
15, 2012 Harvey made it all the way to Queen's Park and into the office of
MPP Rosario Marchese! The two recently sat down to have a chat about the future
of Ontario Place, the importance of public spaces, and the potential dangers of
a Toronto-based casino. more...
May 8, 2012 Harvey Doogle, Save Ontario Place’s mascot of
notoriety, strikes again! This time he interviewed one of Toronto’s intellectual
elite: Dr. Kevin Stolarick of the Martin Prosperity Institute.
In this video, the two look deeply into questions of why
creative spaces matter to a city, and how a space like Ontario Place functions
as a positive retreat for the people of Toronto. Stolarick offers a unique
perspective on the Ontario Place issue, as “Official Statistician of the
Creative Class” and research director of the Martin Prosperity Institute.
Take a look at the video and please feel free to share it, post
it, or pass it along! more...
April 30, 2012 Harvey Doogle has been popping up
everywhere. He's been doing interviews, attending rallies, and fighting hard to
keep Ontario Place open. Finally, Harvey is debuting in his first filmed short:
"Harvey Doogle - RANT "Check
out the video.
April 13, 2012 On Saturday April 21, the Ontario Federation of Labour held an “Ontario Day of Action”. The Save Ontario Place campaign was one of many organizations fighting for their demands to be met, and yet the red campaign colours stood out in the crowd.
the "Save Ontario Place blog" for more…
5, 2012 The fight to save Ontario Place heats up at Toronto City
hall. City Council will debate a motion to keep Ontario Place “a public space
for families,” and keep casinos and other gambling facilities out, on April 10..