Victory for municipal child care workers in Peterborough

Support communities, not cuts. January 17, 2020 Victory! Thanks to the hard work of parents, families, front-line child care workers and allies. Peterborough City Council voted 9-2 in favour of a motion put forward by Councillor Kemi Akapo to keep Pearson and Peterborough Child Care Centres and before and after school programs open. Since the…

Fresh Local Food at our Hospital

Keep the Ottawa Hospital Riverside Caf Cooking

Sign the Petition Below: The Ottawa Hospital is moving quickly to close the in-house cafeteria kitchen at the Riverside Campus that serves patients, their families and staff these “home-style” meals and replace it with an outsourced take out food company. Please take a minute to sign the online petition that asks the Ottawa Hospital to…

OMERS Proposed Changes

The OMERS Sponsors Board is proposing to make the following change that will hurt your pension: 1. Changes to early retirement provisions. As it stands today, OMERS members can retire early if: They have worked for 30 years; or They reach their 90 factor where your age and years of service add up to 90…