Ford government uses fall economic statement to bring in deep cuts to public services

TORONTO, ON (November 15, 2018) – Tax cuts for the wealthiest and further tax breaks for corporations announced in the Ford government’s economic statement will mean deep cuts for public services, says CUPE Ontario’s Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick. “You can’t reduce taxes for corporations and the wealthy and bring down the deficit without making significant cuts…

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Does Vic Fedeli have the courage to face Ontario’s biggest financial challenge?

TORONTO, ON – As Ontario Finance Minister, Vic Fedeli prepares to unveil the fall economic statement, the people of Ontario need to know whether or not he is prepared to deal with the government’s significant revenue problems, says CUPE Ontario’s Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick. “Seniors in long-term care are suffering, sick people are being left on…

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With Sudbury hospital at 110 per cent capacity, staff build anti-cuts momentum with rally and community forum

SUDBURY, ON – Committed to stemming a cycle of provincial hospital underfunding they believe risks patient care, frontline staff at Health Sciences North (HSN) are building community opposition to the most recent round of staff and patient cuts at the hospital. Their efforts to form an anti-cuts movement in Sudbury are intensifying with a second…

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