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Day Two of the ATU Canadian Legislative Conference 2024

It was another packed day at the ATU Canada Legislative Conference as our members went to Parliament Hill to meet with their Members of Parliament and Senators to talk about the critical issues impacting our members, their families, our Union, and our industry.
From MP Rachel Blaney to Senator Mary Coyle to MP Brian Masse to Senator Hassan Yussuff to MP John Brassard, our more than 60 Local leaders visited more than 30 Members of Parliament and Senators. International President John Costa, International Executive Vice President Yvette Trujillo, and ATU Canada President John Di Nino met with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and MP Matthew Green. International Vice Presidents Manny Sforza, John Callahan, and Ken Wilson also met with their Members of Parliament.
Among the key issues we lobbied for were increased dedicated funding for transit operations, strengthening penalties for assaults on transit workers by amending the Criminal Code by expanding the definition of a transit worker operator to include all transit workers, and other issues.
It was an inspiring and productive day for our Union. Thank you to all our members for representing our Union on Parliament Hill today. #ATUCanadaLeg2024