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June 26, 2018

New members join NSGEU/NUPGE to bring democracy and respect to the workplace.

May 15, 2018

“It’s like they took $1.2 million that belongs to Grey County residents and set it on fire.” — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President and Treasurer 

October 18, 2017

New national report outlines the huge cost of the failed Health Accord.

September 6, 2017

"The report's emphasis on system-wide strategies speaks to the ability of paid and unpaid caregivers to reinforce each other's efforts if adequately supported." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

August 8, 2017

“The evidence clearly shows that people pushing privatization over-sell and under-deliver." — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas

July 20, 2017

"Let's continue the chat, continue the call for the PM, for the federal health minister, for these premiers and provincial health ministers to all pull together. Let's get pharmacare happening, let's get long-term care happening, let's make sure our communities are sound."  — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

June 28, 2017

“People in Grey County pay their fair share of taxes, and they deserve high-quality, public long-term care right in their communities.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

June 1, 2017

Privatization of long-term care services is a lose-lose for residents and communities.

March 13, 2017

"For years, OPSEU/NUPGE has campaigned tirelessly to improve conditions inside care facilities for the benefit of patients, their families and workers alike. We look forward to carrying forward that tradition at Waterford." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

May 6, 2016

“The government knows there is a problem, but seems unwilling to address the real issues." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU acting President