Value of Public Services

April 14, 2009

Canadian Health Coalition challenges CMA president Dr. Robert Ouellet to stop misleading Canadians about private, for-profit health care.

April 14, 2009

'We will be discussing the value of public services, especially during a recession when our services are required more than ever.' - SGEU president Bob Bymoen.

April 14, 2009

'The Campbell government is to blame for this troubling situation because it's failed to properly enforce standards.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker

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.