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January 6, 2020

“This is a great victory for both these health professionals and the patients they serve." ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

December 12, 2019

“With this foundation, I expect to see the agency develop robust best practices to make the industry safer.” ― Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

December 9, 2019

No longer will unvaccinated employees or physicians face discipline for failing to wear masks at all times in patient care areas.

November 14, 2019

While tax fairness provides a way to ensure our universal health care system is well-funded, people using tax havens will be paying more if our tax system is made fairer.

November 13, 2019

The recent decision not to use P3s for the redevelopment of the two Cape Breton hospitals shows decisions to privatize public services can be reversed.

October 29, 2019

“Get ready for the fight of your life.” ― Mike Parker, HSAA President

October 28, 2019

Workplace violence is a complex issue; however, the bottom line is that no one should have to go to work on a daily basis expecting to be assaulted.

October 28, 2019

“If this is a signal of a cuts-and-privatization agenda, they need to prepare for the fight of their life." ― Mike Parker, HSAA President

October 11, 2019

As NUPGE members who work to provide services for seniors can tell you, funding has not kept pace with need.

October 3, 2019

The secrecy and manipulation the report describes are all too typical of P3s and other privatization schemes.