Laurentian University fiasco is an indictment of the Ford Conservatives’ failed post-secondary education policies: CUPE

Toronto, ON — The bankruptcy of Laurentian University is an indictment of the policy failures of the Ford Conservatives, who are failing in their responsibility to ensure Ontarians have access to high-quality post-secondary education, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). “The chronic underfunding of post-secondary institutions has led to universities’ relying on revenues…

Black History Month 2021

Black History Month is a time to reflect on the contributions and legacy of Black people in our communities, across the province, as well as in our union. It is a time to recognize the importance of resistance in the struggle for racial justice. It is also a time to be mindful of the deadly perils…

Dr. Moriarty: COVID-19 Vaccine Enquiries

Infectious disease expert Dr. Tara Moriarty invites CUPE members to participate in the following vaccine education initiatives: 1)      If you’re a Canadian who would like to ATTEND a nightly Zoom sessions about COVID-19 vaccine safety, please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdrp0-GkyZS1Oe4cu4T7F6t1xdumCr9HmWo5dUwAYaRaw0AWw/viewform 2)      If you’d like to request a special session for your organization, union etc, please contact Grace Kim at [email protected] First…

Black History Month Poster Order

Please use the form on this page to order Black History Month posters for your Local. Your Full Name (required) Your Email (required) Your Phone Number Are you a CUPE member? YesNo Would you like to be contacted by CUPE Ontario regarding this campaign and others? Yes How many posters would you like? (40 maximum)…

Ontario’s universities need to take evidence-based pandemic precautions to keep campus communities safe: CUPE

Toronto, ON — The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak at the University of Guelph raises questions about the role of post-secondary institutions that have been ignoring the science on transmission and neglecting workplace safety, according to the Canadian Union of Public Employees. Universities in Ontario have taken the position that COVID spreads only through droplets or contact,…

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021

On Holocaust Remembrance Day we remember the 10 million people, including 6 million Jews – victims of an unimaginable atrocity we will never forget. We resolve to root out modern anti-Semitism and fascism in all its forms. And we renew our pledge to weave anti-racism into all the work we do as a union. This…