“Given the findings of the Select Committee, the crisis in Ontario’s developmental services can no longer be swept under the rug. I want to congratulate the Wynne government for following through with this substantial response to a serious crisis,” said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
“By speaking with Ministers Cadieux and McRae, we were able to express our members’ frustrations, and to lobby for our members’ rights and their working conditions,” says Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.
"The quality of health care that Canadians receive should not depend on where you live or your ability to pay," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Fifty developmental services bargaining units head into negotiations in 2014 with coordinated priorities, support, and strength.
Five pre-budget consultation meetings will be taking place across the Province with Finance Minister Jennifer Howard.
Aboriginal leaders hope to raise attention on education issues facing First Nations and alter the current bill before Parliament.