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Political Action

Unifor 5555 has a number of Standing Committees active within our Local. Any member is welcome to join whichever committee aligns with their interests. For more information about the various committees themselves, visit their pages. If you are interested in joining one of the committees, either contact the Chair of the committee, or info@unifor5555.ca.

UNIFOR LOCAL 5555 POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE UPDATE

Municipal Elections are scheduled for Monday October 22, 2018. 
As promised, the Unifor Local 5555 Political Action Committee has compiled the following resources for Hamilton Residents to assist you in making an informed choice on election day:

CITY OF HAMILTON 2018 ELECTIONS WEBSITES:

***NEW WARD BOUNDARIES FOR THE CITY OF HAMILTON***

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has been reviewing ward boundaries proposed by Hamilton City Council in February 2017. 

The OMB decision was provided to the City on December 12, 2017 advising that the City’s ward boundary by-law be amended to reflect Option 2 outlined in the February 1, 2017 Watson & Associates Report. 

https://www.hamilton.ca/municipal-election/election-information/ward-boundary-changes

Election Resources:

https://www.hamilton.ca/municipal-election/election-resources

Voter Information:

https://www.hamilton.ca/municipal-election/election-information/voter-information

City of Hamilton Nominated Candidates for Mayor and Ward Councillor and Registered Third Party:

https://www.hamilton.ca/municipal-election/election-information/nominated-candidates-mayor-and-ward-councillor-and

City of Hamilton Nominated Candidates for School Board Trustees:

https://www.hamilton.ca/municipal-election/election-information/nominated-candidates-school-board-trustees

CANDIDATE INFORMATION:

Local Independent Journalist, Joey Coleman, has interviewed several candidates on his “The 155” Election Podcast – The Public Record’s Hamilton Election Podcast:
https://www.thepublicrecord.ca/2018-hamilton-ontario-municipal-election-…

The Hamilton Spectator: Candidate profiles, ward issues in the 2018 Hamilton municipal election:
https://www.thespec.com/news-story/8766679-candidate-profiles-ward-issue…

CHCH news has begun broadcasting news stories highlighting some candidates from various City of Hamilton Wards. To date, they have released the following stories:

Hamilton’s Ward 1:  https://www.chch.com/hamiltons-ward-1/

Municipal Election Ward 8:  https://www.chch.com/municipal-election-ward-8/

Hamilton and District Labour Council: HDLC Positioning Chart:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/10pv-Wi2qbbH__AsgQFOyNcKcA3Wh6la_bc9Y…

If you would like to get in touch with, or participate in Unifor Local 5555’s Political Action Committee (PAC), please contact:

Barry Diacon, Unit 1 Chairperson, Co-Chair of the PAC : barry.diacon@unifor5555.ca

Sarah-Kai Antanaitis, Unit 1 Workplace Committee, Co-Chair of the PAC: sarah-kai.antanaitis@unifor5555.ca

In solidarity,

Sarah-Kai Antanaitis