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November 18, 2010

The BCGEU is supporting the investigation by the Representative for Children and Youth into the tragic situation in Chilliwack involving a 15-year-old girl with Down Syndrome found alone with her dead mother.

November 15, 2010

14 young people have taken their lives in the Sarnia area alone this year.

November 15, 2010

Talks continue with new deadline set for Nov. 17 at three work sites in Eastern Ontario.

November 2, 2010

Discussions planned this week on key issue of essential services.

November 2, 2010

NAPE president questions whether Premier Danny Williams has any understanding of issues at stake.

November 1, 2010

'Polling has told us the public values the public services they receive.' - Joan Jessome.

November 1, 2010

Lockout averted for members of Local 548 of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.

October 27, 2010

Management at Geneva Centre for Autism in Toronto says it will lock out 75 employees (OPSEU/NUPGE members) on Oct. 29.

October 27, 2010

A broad and diverse group of almost 200 self-advocates, families, workers and other key stakeholders met in Vancouver earlier this week to strategize around working together to address the current crisis in the community living sector.

October 25, 2010

Developmentally disabled British Columbians are being put at serious risk as government funding for community agencies is being squeezed and as a result services are being reduced.