Value of Public Services

April 8, 2009

'80% of hospitals are sinking into debt while the equivalent of 5,000 full-time jobs are expected to be eliminated this year alone.'

April 6, 2009

Province-wide SGEU campaign features firefighters, highways workers, social workers and corrections workers.

March 30, 2009

'A loss of that magnitude is akin to losing three steel mill plants in Hamilton.' - OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas. [Updated with detailed critique.]

March 29, 2009

'Wouldn’t the profits made by McKesson Canada be better used in the public system?' - Joan Jessome.

March 23, 2009

'The absence of a staffing standard has already compromised quality care in the drive to maximize profits.'

March 16, 2009

Why are several Canadian provinces cutting back at a time when the economy needs stimulus across the board, asks NUPGE's Larry Brown.

March 15, 2009

NBUPPE says New Brunswickers will feel the impact in lost services.

March 15, 2009

Message to Premier Dalton McGuinty: Please fund our hospitals adequately to resolve their deficits and stop the cuts.

March 4, 2009

'We made a commitment before the last election that we would not be privatizing the liquor stores.' - Dan D'Autremont.

March 4, 2009

Investigation indicates widespread abuses by private operators who are benefiting from millions in public funding.