One year later; are Hamilton hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Wednesday

HAMILTON, ON – When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one year later, have the PCs delivered? How they are really doing to enhance patients’ access to…

One year later; are Kitchener hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Wednesday

KITCHENER, ON – When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one year later, have the PCs delivered? How they are really doing to enhance patients’ access to…

With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs “worse than Harris” North Bay shorted 50 hospital beds, 268 staff, new report finds

NORTH BAY, ON – When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative (PC) government is “worse than Mike Harris” new data reports released in North Bay today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government to keep its proposed budget plan for the next five years,…

With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs “worse than Harris” Sudbury shorted 72 hospital beds, 574 staff, new report finds

SUDBURY, ON – When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative (PC) government is “worse than Mike Harris” new data reports released in Sudbury today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government to keep its proposed budget plan for the next five years, “it is…

One year later; are Sudbury hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Monday

SUDBURY, ON – When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one year later, have the PCs delivered? How they are really doing to enhance patients’ access to…

Education workers predict a grim return to class for students in September as Ford government cuts slash frontline jobs at PVNC

PETERBOROUGH, ON – After an agonizing wait, education workers at Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board (PVNC) finally learned last week the full and bleak extent of the Ford government’s education cuts, and the final picture has workers worried about how students will fare in the coming school year. As information about the…

With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs “worse than Harris” Sault Ste. Marie shorted 29 hospital beds, 242 staff, new report finds

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative (PC) government is “worse than Mike Harris” new data reports released in Sault Ste. Marie today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government to keep its proposed budget plan for the next…

One year later; are Sault Ste. Marie hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Friday

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one year later, have the PCs delivered? How they are really doing to enhance patients’…

Sudbury municipal workers enter conciliation talks

SUDBURY, ON – The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4705, representing roughly 1,500 inside and outside workers, will enter conciliation this week, with the assistance of a provincial mediator in talks with the City of Greater Sudbury. “Talks are not progressing as we hoped,” said Mike Bellerose, president of Local 4705. “We’ve been…

Ford PCs plan to centralize health decisions in Thunder Bay, Kenora community forum Wednesday looks at patient impact

KENORA, ON – Health care in northwestern Ontario is under very real threat as Progressive Conservative restructuring centralizes key decision-making from communities like Kenora, Fort Frances and Rainy River into Thunder Bay, along with vital services like ambulance dispatch. Panelist at a community forum on Wednesday, July 3 (7:00 p.m.) at Seven Generations Education Institute,…