Stratford News CUPE Ontario President addresses labour dinner SHARE ON: Ethan Rabidoux, staff Wednesday, Mar. 26th, 2014 The President of CUPE Ontario was in Stratford last night. He addressed 75 people at the Queen’s Inn for the Labour Activism Appreciation dinner. Hahn spoke at length about the upcoming provincial election. He says Tim Hudak’s plan to contract out public services not only reduces the quality of the service but it doesn’t save money. Hahn gave an example from Hamilton. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cjcsradio.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/hahncontract.mp3″] Hahn says there’s a lot at stake for working people in the upcoming provincial election. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cjcsradio.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/hahnvision.mp3″] Hahn also invoked the legacy of previous generations as inspiration for the fight ahead. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cjcsradio.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/hahnhistory.mp3″] Hahn urged the leadership of organized labour to re-engage the members and to do it face-to-face. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cjcsradio.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/hahnfacetoface.mp3″] Perth-Wellington provincial NDP candidate Romayne Smith Fullerton and Liberal candidate Stewart Skinner both attended the dinner. The event was organized by the Stratford and District Labour Council. For more information, call 519-273-0300, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the organization’s Facebook page.