Engaging Patrons: Fightback on the 2012 Toronto Budget
This poster was developed by: Maureen O’Reilly & Viveca Gretton; TPLWU Local 4948
Libraries and librarianship are under attack but popular resistance has been strong. The Toronto Public Library Workers (TPLWU) Local 4948 (CUPE) lead a successful community fightback campaign to the Ford administration’s 2012 austerity budget. Learn more about the tools of the campaign, the players – including Toronto literati, and the suspenseful vote at city hall that ended in a successful conclusion.