Ontario Health Coalition, CUPE, ACE

Kenora/Dryden/Fort Frances/Sioux Lookout community urged to back call for human rights inquiry into years of systemic ageism in health policies that contributed to LTC COVID-19 deaths

KENORA, ON –Advocates asking the Human Rights Commission for a ground-breaking probe into years of systemic ageism in Ontario’s health system are urging Kenora/Dryden/Fort Frances/Sioux Lookout residents to get behind their call for a public inquiry. The Ontario Health Coalition (OHC), the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) the hospital division of the Canadian Union…

For a University sector in crisis, Ford Conservatives’ 2021 budget a ‘shocking dereliction of responsibility’ says CUPE Ontario’s University Workers’ Chair

TORONTO, ON – The Provincial budget tabled yesterday by Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy represents a ‘shocking dereliction of responsibility’ to Ontario’s university sector by the Ford Conservative government, according to David Simao, Chair of the Ontario University Workers’ Coordinating Committee (OUWCC) which speaks on behalf of more than 30,000 university workers represented by CUPE across…

Cornwall community urged to back call for human rights inquiry into years of systemic ageism in health policies that contributed to LTC COVID-19 deaths

CORNWALL, ON –Advocates asking the Human Rights Commission for a ground-breaking probe into years of systemic ageism in Ontario’s health system are urging Cornwall residents to get behind their call for a public inquiry. The Ontario Health Coalition (OHC), the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) the hospital division of the Canadian Union of Public…

Kingston community urged to back call for human rights inquiry into years of systemic ageism in health policies that contributed to LTC COVID-19 deaths

KINGSTON, ON –Advocates asking the Human Rights Commission for a ground-breaking probe into years of systemic ageism in Ontario’s health system are urging Kingston residents to get behind their call for a public inquiry. The Ontario Health Coalition (OHC), the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) the hospital division of the Canadian Union of Public…

CUPE Educational Assistants and Outdoor Education Instructors to DDSB: “Enough is enough”

WHITBY, ON – Durham District School Board (DDSB) has put its students’ education at risk of needless disruption with its offhand dismissal of the issues that are deeply important to dedicated educational assistants and outdoor education instructors who support students with special needs, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the union that represents…

Brockville, Smith’s Falls, Perth communities urged to back call for human rights inquiry into years of systemic ageism in health policies that contributed to LTC COVID-19 deaths

Advocates asking the Human Rights Commission for a ground-breaking probe into years of systemic ageism in Ontario’s health system are urging people in the communities of  Brockville, Smith’s Falls and Perth to get behind their call for a public inquiry. The Ontario Health Coalition (OHC), the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) the hospital division…

Windsor, Sarnia, Chatham communities urged to back call for human rights inquiry into years of systemic ageism in health policies that contributed to LTC COVID-19 deaths

Advocates asking the Human Rights Commission for a ground-breaking probe into years of systemic ageism in Ontario’s health system are urging Windsor, Sarnia, Chatham and residents in the province’s southwest to get behind their call for a public inquiry. The Ontario Health Coalition (OHC), the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) the hospital division of…

London, KW, Guelph communities urged to back call for human rights inquiry into years of systemic ageism in health policies that contributed to LTC COVID-19 deaths

Advocates asking the Human Rights Commission for a ground-breaking probe into years of systemic ageism in Ontario’s health system are urging people in the communities of  London, Kitchener/Waterloo, Guelph and Stratford to get behind their call for a public inquiry. The Ontario Health Coalition (OHC), the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) the hospital division…