26 Feb 2012

"Instead of just listening to Don Drummond, the Premier should seek input from OPSEU/NUPGE members who contribute so much to the quality of Ontario public services. We are the solution and through engagement we can help.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

22 Feb 2012

“British Columbia already has the leanest provincial public sector in Canada. But this government continues to slash,” says Darryl Walker, President of the BCGEU/NUPGE.

06 Feb 2012

“We are ready to get to the bargaining table to negotiate collective agreements that reflect the value of the vital services our members provide to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.”

19 Jan 2012

“What we have in Ontario is privatization of alcohol sales by stealth,” Christianson concluded. “We’re losing out on millions of dollars that could be spent on public services.”

30 Jan 2011

'The facts clearly show that privatization of liquor stores in New Brunswick is just bad public policy.'

20 Jan 2011

'One of many studies that shows the connection between the proliferation of private liquor stores and alcohol-related disease and deaths.'

03 Jan 2011

Premier David Alward has ordered provincial liquor corporation to reduce its budget by 2% in 2011.

04 Oct 2010

Pay equity will eventually be assured for all LCBO employees under the Pay Equity Act of Ontario.

16 Jul 2010

'Sadly ... it can’t go away as long as our world is driven by the quest for profit.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

12 Jul 2010

'We will vigilantly monitor any moves by the McGuinty Liberals to ensure that this ‘restructuring’ doesn’t involve revenue-generating, publicly-owned corporations being stripped away from the people of Ontario.'

12 Jul 2010

'We hope the Ontario government will do the right thing and keep the LCBO in public hands.' - NUPGE's Larry Brown.

28 Jun 2010

'Are we looking at smaller things? Possibly, but no decision’s been made.'

23 Jun 2010

'Voters will reject this scam and if the premier does not reject it as well, many of his MPPs will pay for it with their seats.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

10 Jun 2010

OPSEU and SEP join forces to alert voters to dangers of selling off any portion of Ontario's cash cow Crown corporations.

31 May 2010

'Our message on this is clear: selling off any of Ontario’s assets, including the LCBO, is foolish.'