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April 18, 2019

“How can the Ford government make sweeping changes to the Ontario Autism Program without consulting the very people who will be directly affected?” — Ed Arvelin, OPSEU’s Executive Board 

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 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 2, 2019

“I commend all those who raised their voice to force the Minister of Education to reinstate funding to the school."  — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

March 27, 2019

"This government has tunnel vision, and is only able to focus on one thing: balancing the budget. They don't seem to care that sick, injured and vulnerable Nova Scotians are suffering as a result." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

March 22, 2019

“It’s time for this government to step up and offer reasonable compensation to our workers to recognize the hard work and lack of support for services over the past 3 years." — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

March 8, 2019

“We have real concerns about the impact that the workloads, stress, and strain of their jobs is having on our members.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

March 5, 2019

“It was a total team effort. It’s very exciting for a group to negotiate and get its first contract completed." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President