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December 8, 2017

"The government said public health was their number one priority, and on behalf of our 30,000 members, I applaud them for keeping that commitment." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

December 7, 2017

 “What’s the point of having your diagnosis covered, if you can’t afford the medication you need? The lack of access to medically necessary medicines is not only a major gap in our system, it is contrary to the very principle of medicare for all.” — Sara Labelle, OPSEU, Hospital Professionals Division

November 27, 2017

"Leaving things like the quality of care, safety, monitoring and enforcement to the whims of cabinet places politics ahead of our health care. It's no way to ensure the system will be available to all who need it." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

November 9, 2017

“Like with liquor sales, the public sale of marijuana would ensure a greater level of social responsibility while also ensuring revenue generated from the sales would go back into other public services such as health and education.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

October 27, 2017

This group of LifeLabs professionals is the first in Ontario to be unionized.

October 23, 2017

“The NSGEU/NUPGE believes in a publicly funded and operated health care system that keeps our blood supply safe and available to patients who need it.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

May 2, 2017

“Given the difference a universal child care program like Quebec’s can make for young families, even the Fraser Institute should recognize that it’s irresponsible to spread inaccurate information about it. Sadly, that’s not the case” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

April 14, 2016

"We will do all that we can to counter this court challenge that would create barriers to accessing our health care system.” — Dr. Monika Dutt, Chair of the Canadian Doctors for Medicare

April 4, 2016

Every piece of legislation has a story and we are here to support the Government of Alberta in writing the proper ending to our three decade tragedy by banning the sale of blood and plasma.” — Bloodwatch.org

March 22, 2016

The private sector’s involvement in health care is the cause of many of our system’s problems, not the solution." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President