Service and care cuts at Ross Memorial Hospital undermining future of the hospital MPP must speak out against them

LINDSAY, ON — Piece-by-piece health services once available to Lindsay residents at Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) are being moved to the Peterborough hospital or “quietly, silently being eliminated altogether,” says Michael Hurley, president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU)/CUPE. Hospital staff are concerned, says Hurley that the most recent rash of “hospital service…

New phase in Keep Hydro Public campaign builds on growing opposition to sale – will jolt local MPPs

TORONTO, ON – Today at Queen’s Park, the Keep Hydro Public campaign unveiled the look for a new phase in the fight to stop privatization of Hydro One. “An overwhelming majority of Ontarians are angry about the Liberal’s planned hydro sell-off. This new phase in the campaign will help people already organizing in communities across…

CUPE locals launch bargaining ad campaign

TORONTO, ON – Four locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), in contract negotiations with the City of Toronto, have launched a TV advertising campaign in support of bargaining. “This ad reminds Toronto residents that these frontline workers are responsible for the great services we all depend on,” said Linda Thurston-Neeley, CUPE’s Regional…