CUPE Ontario rings alarm bells about loss of public oversight and job losses with changes to Blue Box program

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario government’s proposed changes to the Blue Box recycling program will lead to losses of good jobs in municipalities and a lack of public oversight, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario. The Ford government’s announced Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) recycling model is touted as one that would result…

Ontario Public Library Week

Today kicks off the beginning of Ontario Public Library Week. Libraries have brought and continue to bring community together, but this Ontario Public Library Week looks significantly different than past celebrations. The public health crisis we are experiencing has reinforced the need to be connected with one another, and has underscored the importance of strong…