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Brown urges Kenney to oppose the bill that would repeal the Voluntary Blood Donations Act.

(2020-06-26)Read more

Results will be used by government organizations such as the Public Health Agency of Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada, and other types of organizations, to evaluate the delivery of health and social services and economic support, and to ensure best practices are adopted when reopening workplaces and public spaces.

(2020-06-26)Read more

The report is particularly timely, given how the COVID-19 pandemic has shown both the benefits of quality public services, and the huge price we pay when services are privatized. 

(2020-06-25)Read more

If the proposed accounting standards mean the full costs of P3 accounting schemes will have to be reported, it will be a major step forward. Unfortunately, there is good reason to be worried that won’t happen.

(2020-06-25)Read more

"We are calling on the government and NSHA to ensure a mandatory masking policy for visitors is in place at all hospitals in our province. It is the safe and responsible thing to do." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

(2020-06-23)Read more

“Their decision to move forward with privatizing lab services in Alberta is asinine and will lead to worst outcomes for future outbreaks.” ― Mike Parker, HSAA President

(2020-06-22)Read more

“This National Indigenous Peoples Day, in the midst of protests by social movements around the world, we must work even harder with our allies to ensure our Indigenous sisters and brothers enjoy the equity and social justice we continue to strive for.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2020-06-19)Read more

500 new full-time Correctional staff and new capital projects for Kenora and Thunder Bay will turn the tide on the crisis.

(2020-06-19)Read more

HSABC/NUPGE encouraged the government to be bold in its action, and make the investment needed to maintain and grow a robust and sustainable public health care system.

(2020-06-19)Read more

Brown urges Trudeau to safeguard the power to regulate in the public interest, and stop foreign investors from suing Canadian taxpayers.

(2020-06-18)Read more

“The pandemic is showing us that the cost-cutting and understaffing that go hand-in-hand with privatization can also be deadly.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President 

(2020-06-18)Read more

If work-from-home (WFH) arrangements become more prevalent in the post-COVID world, they must be a tool to improve equity, not a hindrance.

(2020-06-17)Read more

The new deadline for applications is Friday August 24, 2020.

(2020-06-17)Read more

"Please take a moment to reflect on the loss, to hold your family and loved ones a bit closer tonight, and to remember to stay safe — everyone deserves to come from work safe and sound." — Graeme Johnston. 

(2020-06-16)Read more

"We have a system that looks at care in silos rather than a coherent system that is concerned about health from birth to death. This needs to change." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2020-06-16)Read more