Tentative deal in Sudbury municipal talks

SUDBURY, ON – The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4705, representing roughly 1500 inside and outside workers, has reached a tentative agreement with the City of Greater Sudbury.  The deal was reached late last night. “It’s been a long road to get here,” said Darryl Taylor, president of Local 4705.  “We’ve had more…

Public control of home is best for residents

NORTH BAY, ON – Repeated studies show that publicly run long-term care homes provide better quality of care for residents than either private not-for-profit or for-profit homes, the Cassellholme Board learned at their meeting today. “Multiple studies show that publicly run homes have fewer hospitalizations, lower death-rates and a lower use of anti-psychotic medications that…