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February 21, 2018

 “A focus on inclusive child care for children with disabilities is very welcome news.” — Val Avery, HSABC President

February 14, 2018

“Premier, I’ll clear my schedule to be there. Will you?” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

February 12, 2018

"The Premier could fly to China and back in the time it takes some seniors to get from emergency to an in-patient bed." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

February 8, 2018

The Nova Scotia government needs to "come clean and admit there is a crisis so together we can start working on a solution." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

January 31, 2018

"In terms of the privatization of management of the Extra-Mural Program, we don't feel government listened to the people." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

January 24, 2018

Privatization, equality rights, and good jobs are front-and-centre for NBU/NUPGE this year.

January 23, 2018

“When we first sat down at the table, the employer demanded a slate of concessions, including benefits cuts for most of the membership. But the bargaining team was able to remove every, single concession. This was a great victory.” — Julie Lenko, OPSEU Chair of the LHINs’ central bargaining team

January 5, 2018

“By creating a subsidiary entity of Alberta Health Services (AHS) covering lab services province-wide, this government has created a further division in public health care in Alberta." — Trudy Thomson, HSAA Vice-President, and laboratory technologist

January 5, 2018

Shutting down Quick Care Clinics at the same time as ERs are closing doesn't make sense for patients.

December 15, 2017

"When you look at how busy our paramedics are, I just can’t see how you could cut the service without putting lives at risk.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President