OFL Statement on the Paris Attacks, Refugees and the Path to Peace

November 16, 2015

By Sid Ryan, OFL President

The coordinated killings that rocked Paris over the weekend are an unspeakable horror. Ontario workers are united in our sympathy and solidarity with the victims, their families, friends and, indeed, the people of France who have been shaken by these attacks.

However, Canadians who have recently rejected former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s divisive politics now face an important test of our resolve. We must not allow the horrific nature of this atrocity to drag Canada back into the racism, Islamophobia and war-mongering that characterized our last government. The burden to hold firm on the change that we demanded in the October election is jointly shared between Canadians and our Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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