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Value of Public Services

April 30, 2009

'Ministry of Transportation needs to take back control of costs and operational outcomes to determine value for money.'

April 22, 2009

'Sandwich generation' needs help coping simultaneously with children and aging parents.'

April 20, 2009

'Our public services are an unbeatable deal.... we get back much more than the amount we pay in taxes.'

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.