“I urge you to once and for all eliminate the problematic security certificate process. It has no place in our democratic country that purports to be committed to human rights.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“How can the employer ask its workers to take a $20,000 pay cut when it’s given its CEO a $20,000 pay hike?" — Len Mancini, OPSEU Local 216 bargaining committee Chair
Kim Ciavarella, Banyan CEO, recently awarded herself a $20,000 raise. Then she told staff that, collectively, they would have to take home $20,000 less yearly. When employees cried foul, Ciavarella locked them out. They have now been without a contract since April 1, 2017.
Fires and equipment destroyed in latest incident at Burnaby Youth Custody Centre.
Warren (Smokey) Thomas said there was a big problem when senior managers lie to the minister.
“This decision to order mass arrest demonstrated a lack of understanding of the right to public protest." — John Hamilton, retired judge