A broad and diverse group of almost 200 self-advocates, families, workers and other key stakeholders met in Vancouver earlier this week to strategize around working together to address the current crisis in the community living sector.
Value of Public Services
Eye-opening website lets employees see the annual cumulative losses a public sector freeze will mean to their personal purchasing power.
Legal opinion commissioned by Alberta Federation of Labour says proposed changes are "not consistent with a democratic society."
'There are ways the government can save money within the government system but it's not by cutting public services.' - Tom Mann.
B.C. Health Coalition report says 'explosion' of for-profit clinics jeopardizing equality and fairness of the health care system.
'The proposed process is unnecessarily heavy handed.' - Elisabeth Ballermann.
NBUPPE says New Brunswick politicians will damage essential services if they try to finance election promises by cutting public sector jobs.
Bed counts will drop to nearly half over the next four years despite a doubling of patients with dementia in the coming years, union says.
'Right now lives are being put at risk. It’s that simple.' - Chris Broughton, MGEU Local 911.
Released after 12 months of hearings, workshops and submissions from Alberta groups and citizens.