Carnival 2018

This year is the 51st anniversary of Carnival, which began in Toronto as a gift from the Caribbean community to Canada’s centennial celebrations in 1967. The festival originally took place on Simcoe Day, which marks the end of slavery in Canada on August 1, 1834. Carnival is not only a celebration of Caribbean culture, it also…

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Far from ending hallway medicine, Ontario stands to lose 3,712 more hospital beds, more than 16,000 staff under Ford programs

  TORONTO, ON – Already funded and staffed at levels well below other provinces, Ontario’s hospitals’ hallway medicine and bed crisis will deepen under Premier Doug Ford’s public service “efficiency” program and promised tax cuts, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) warned today in Toronto. OCHU, the hospital division of the Canadian Union of…

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Far from ending hallway medicine, Stratford and Huron Perth stand to lose 12 more hospital beds, more than 80 staff under Ford programs

  STRATFORD, ON – Already funded and staffed at levels well below other provinces, Ontario’s hospitals’ hallway medicine and bed crisis will deepen under Premier Doug Ford’s public service “efficiency” program and promised tax cuts, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) warned today in Stratford. OCHU, the hospital division of the Canadian Union of…

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Far from ending hallway medicine, the Sault and the North Shore stand to lose 28 more hospital beds, more than 150 staff under Ford programs

  SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Already funded and staffed at levels well below other provinces, Ontario’s hospitals’ hallway medicine and bed crisis will deepen under Premier Doug Ford’s public service “efficiency” program and promised tax cuts, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) warned today in Sault Ste. Marie. OCHU, the hospital division of…

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Far from ending hallway medicine, Sudbury stands to lose 58 more hospital beds, more than 300 staff under Ford programs

  SUDBURY, ON – Already funded and staffed at levels well below other provinces, Ontario’s hospitals’ hallway medicine and bed crisis will deepen under Premier Doug Ford’s public service “efficiency” program and promised tax cuts, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) warned today in Sudbury. OCHU, the hospital division of the Canadian Union of…

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