'Ministry of Transportation needs to take back control of costs and operational outcomes to determine value for money.'
Value of Public Services
'Sandwich generation' needs help coping simultaneously with children and aging parents.'
'Our public services are an unbeatable deal.... we get back much more than the amount we pay in taxes.'
Canadian Health Coalition challenges CMA president Dr. Robert Ouellet to stop misleading Canadians about private, for-profit health care.
'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.
'The Campbell government is to blame for this troubling situation because it's failed to properly enforce standards.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker
'80% of hospitals are sinking into debt while the equivalent of 5,000 full-time jobs are expected to be eliminated this year alone.'
Province-wide SGEU campaign features firefighters, highways workers, social workers and corrections workers.
'A loss of that magnitude is akin to losing three steel mill plants in Hamilton.' - OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas. [Updated with detailed critique.]
'Wouldn’t the profits made by McKesson Canada be better used in the public system?' - Joan Jessome.