Carbon pricing announcement an important step for Ontario

TORONTO, ON –  Establishing a  system to combat climate change and generate new revenue for projects with social and environmental benefits is an important and positive decision says Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario.   “Climate change is the biggest environmental and economic challenge of our generation, and Ontario…

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Fighting school closures

Fighting school closures Across the province, communities face pressure from the provincial government to close schools, despite mounting evidence that to do so is a mistake. It’s time to put the brakes on school closures. Recent News View all media Why are schools central to our communities? Schools are the heart of our communities. Closing…

Bad Math Shouldn’t Force School Closures

New Report exposes huge flaws in the numbers behind the government’s push to close schools TORONTO,ON – It’s time to put the brakes on school closures, warns Ontario’s largest union, in light of a new report showing estimates used by the province to justify closures are inaccurate. “Bad math should never be used to justify…