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.
14 young people have taken their lives in the Sarnia area alone this year.
Talks continue with new deadline set for Nov. 17 at three work sites in Eastern Ontario.
Discussions planned this week on key issue of essential services.
NAPE president questions whether Premier Danny Williams has any understanding of issues at stake.
'Polling has told us the public values the public services they receive.' - Joan Jessome.
Lockout averted for members of Local 548 of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.
Management at Geneva Centre for Autism in Toronto says it will lock out 75 employees (OPSEU/NUPGE members) on Oct. 29.
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.
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.