We all know that the labour movement is proactively campaigning against Tim Hudak's Progressive Conservatives in the Ontario election.
But this is a little odd.
On Monday, the Ontario Provincial Police Association put out a press release explaining why, for the first time in the organization's history, it's produced political attack ads.
"A Tim Hudak led government would launch a direct assault on the Collective Agreements of Police Associations right across the Province. His positions on arbitration, public sector pensions and further wage freezes, among others issues, are unacceptable to our members who put their lives on the line for their communities every day," Jim Christie, president of the OPPA, said in a statement.
"Let me be clear. These ads do not serve as an endorsement for the Liberals or the NDP. This also does not mean that we don’t respect and work well with many in the Conservative caucus. We just don’t want this Conservative as Premier.
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