“I do know that organizing the staff and negotiating a first contract with Saint Elizabeth Health Care was extraordinarily difficult, and the employer was very clear that they did not want to deal with a union in any way, shape or form." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“We’re calling on the B.C. government to guarantee the Ishtar Transition Housing Society keeps these transition houses open.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
“However the closure of the centre and the loss of the important services it provides are a real blow to the community. This is a short-sighted decision that will expose vulnerable youth to even greater risks." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
"We need to speak up before SLGA stores are sold and an important source of public revenue disappears forever," says SGEU/NUPGE.