Who do Ontarians want to respond when they call 911? 83 per cent say ambulance paramedics, not fire for medical response

TORONTO, ON – A new provincial poll released today shows that Ontarians aren’t on board for recent Liberal government changes that would redirect 911 medical calls away from paramedic ambulance services to fire departments. If they had to make a 911 call for medical assistance for themselves or a family member, more than 83 per…

CUPE members at Fairmont Homes and Marine Services to rally before Frontenac County Council meeting Wednesday morning

KINGSTON, ON – Members of CUPE Locals 109 (Marine Services) and 2290 (Fairmont Homes) will rally outside Frontenac County Council meeting on Wednesday morning. Members of both locals have been in bargaining with the County for some time, and they are gathering before the Council meeting to chat with councillors and members of the public…

‘Great people are what make our libraries great’: Cornwall library workers celebrate Library Week

CORNWALL, ON – Public library workers in Cornwall, members of Local 3251-01 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 3251-01), and their supporters, are celebrating Ontario Public Library Week with a message that, in addition to having great patrons, great libraries depend on great workers. “We’re very proud of the relationship we have developed…

‘Great people are what make our libraries great’: Toronto Public Library workers celebrate Library Week

TORONTO, ON – Public library workers in Toronto, members of Local 4948 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 4948), and their supporters, are celebrating Ontario Public Library Week with a message that, in addition to having great patrons, great libraries depend on great workers. “We’re very proud of the relationship we have developed…

Join CUPE library workers across Ontario for a celebration of Library Week at a branch near you

TORONTO, ON – Across Ontario, library workers are extending a cordial invitation to the public to join them this week for a celebration of Ontario Public Library Week. Library workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will hold Library Week celebrations in communities across Ontario, highlighting the important role libraries play in…