The Merchants Hotel, also known as “the Merch,” is now being redeveloped into an innovative educational, housing, and retail complex called Merchants Corner.
“College faculty are committed to providing high-quality education for the hundreds of thousands of students who rely on Ontario colleges to prepare them for the rest of their lives. It’s time for management to listen to their expertise on how best to do that.” — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas
Young workers today are facing many social and workplace issues. However, many have taken these challenges as an opportunity to create positive change, and to impact their communities for the better.
People have until the end of the day on Friday August 4, 2017 to apply.
Union says contract is fair and equitable for both sides.
“We are facing a crisis when it comes to how Indigenous peoples in this country are treated and nowhere is this more evident than the way the federal Government is racially discriminating against indigenous children.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“It’s frustrating that Sask Polytech would claim that budget cuts are forcing it to eliminate much-needed staff positions, and then promptly turn around and hire new managers.” — Bonnie Bond, chair of SGEU’s Professional Services Bargaining Unit (PSBU)
“For a government elected to improve public services, we didn’t see that backed up in this budget." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"The numbers speak for themselves: Ontario provides colleges with the least per-student funding of any province. That’s no way to celebrate a system that has given our province so much.” — RM Kennedy, Chair of OPSEU's College Academic Division
“If government has any respect for northerners’ right to make choices about northern education, this is the time to show it. Imposing decisions that run contrary to the needs of local people is not a responsible way forward." — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President