Steel Rally in Hamilton

Thousands turned out at Hamilton city hall for Stand Up for Steel, a rally and show of solidarity for the city’s beleauguered steel industry. After several speeches from local labour leaders and NDP leaders Andrea Horwath and Thomas Mulcair, participants took to the streets for a march through the downtown core. Here’s a look. – Barry Gray

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Union rep Tony DePaulo addresses the crowd.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Union rep Tony DePaulo addresses the crowd. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Singer Steve Sinnicks gets things rolling.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Singer Steve Sinnicks gets things rolling. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers.   Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath speaks to the crowd. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath speaks to the crowd. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair speaks to the masses. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair speaks to the masses. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Retired Nanticoke worker Jeff Martindale chats prior to the rally.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Retired Nanticoke worker Jeff Martindale chats prior to the rally. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers.   Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers.   Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Union rep Tony DePaulo leads a march through the streets.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Union rep Tony DePaulo leads a march through the streets. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Marches make their way up King St.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Joel Ophardt

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, January 30, 2016 – Thousands attended a Hamilton Day of Action rally at City Hall in downtown Hamilton Saturday to support the steel industry and steelworkers. Marches make their way up King St. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

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