Eric Hoskins | National Union of Public and General Employees

Eric Hoskins

June 12, 2019

"NUPGE supports the recommendations in the Hoskins report and calls on the federal government to implement universal, single-payer, public pharmacare" – Larry Brown, President

November 25, 2016

“No patient should have to suffer the consequences of this merger by losing services in their community.” — Sara Labelle, Chair of OPSEU's Hospital Professionals Division

April 29, 2016

“The Liberals need to know that they can’t expect to get votes on empty promises.  They need to put patients first, not just say they’re going to.” — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas

April 8, 2016

"The Ministers knew lives were in danger, and they did nothing. What are they going to do now? That’s my question."  — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

August 28, 2015

“Using taxpayer dollars to prolong legal work stoppages is not only a waste of money but belies any claim that this Liberal government is progressive towards the needs of our most fragile citizens and our skilled health care workers, the vast majority of whom are women." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

May 15, 2015

"If the Minister follows his panel without questioning the pro-privatization slant of their recommendations, there is a very high danger of for-profit privatization of home care, including care coordination and care provision functions. This is absolutely not in the public interest.” — Natalie Mehra, Ontario Health Coalition executive director