Seniors in LTC homes with COVID-19 should get hospital care and health staff better protection say Ontario NW residents polled

THUNDER BAY AND KENORA – ON – From high death rates in long-term care homes, concerning levels of health care worker infections and low COVID-19 testing, more than 2000 people in Thunder Bay and Kenora polled, say the provincial government is underperforming in how it is dealing with the pandemic response. While northwestern Ontario has…

Seniors in LTC homes with COVID-19 should get hospital care and health staff better protection say Sudbury and North Bay residents polled

SUDBURY and NORTH BAY – ON – From high death rates in long-term care homes, concerning levels of health care worker infections and low COVID-19 testing,  more than 2200 Sudbury and North Bay residents polled, say the provincial government is underperforming in how it is dealing with the pandemic response. While northeastern Ontario has not…

CUPE Ontario and AMO make joint appeal for funding of municipal governments

(TORONTO, ON) – The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) have joined forces in a first-ever joint letter to the Premier and the Minister of Municipal Affairs seeking urgent financial help for struggling municipal governments. The President of CUPE Ontario, which represents 80,000 municipal employees, Fred…

CUPE Local 1883 delivers a solidarity coffee break to frontline workers in the Region of Waterloo

WATERLOO, ON – Members of CUPE Local 1883, representing over 850 workers with the Region of Waterloo, will deliver coffee and cookies to frontline workers at various locations today. Members of Local 1883 have been redeployed into various frontline posts throughout the region to help respond to community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Local members…