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April 17, 2019

"The devil is in the details." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

April 12, 2019

"This unit brought so much added-value to the table, including helping with issues outside of the child welfare system. The inability of this government to see the benefit of putting people before profit is just so short-sighted.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

April 11, 2019

Public polling has repeatedly shown that 3-in-4 British Columbians support a public inquiry into the multi-layered crisis.

April 11, 2019

These alternatives would bring down the deficit and leave most Ontarians better off than the cuts the Ford government is proposing.

April 9, 2019

Ratification meetings are being scheduled. 

April 5, 2019

“If she doesn’t change course, she’ll be marching some of the organization’s best talent, expertise, and know-how right out the door." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

April 4, 2019

"The results of this survey clearly show that nurses are struggling to provide safe patient care, given the consistent staffing shortages they are facing on the frontlines." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

April 3, 2019

"If an ambulance isn’t available because we don’t have enough paramedics, the price of the fee doesn’t really matter." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

April 1, 2019

According to the study, alcohol-related visits to hospital emergency departments in Ontario increased by 17.8 per cent after grocery stores started to sell beer and wine.

March 29, 2019

“How does forcing these organizations together improve patient care?” questions Gawronsky. “It really feels like it’s all about the bottom-line, instead of focusing on the health and wellness of Manitobans.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President