Far from ending hallway medicine, Brockville stands to lose 11 more hospital beds, 60 staff under Ford programs

  BROCKVILLE, 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 Brockville. OCHU, the hospital division of the Canadian Union of…

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No end to hallway medicine possible with spending cuts; Brockville hospitals stand to lose more beds and hundreds of staff

  BROCKVILLE, ON – Brockville’s hospitals and patients will not escape the impact of cutbacks resulting from the combination of 4 per cent spending cuts, $7 billion in tax cuts and a drive for a balanced budget – all promised by Ontario’s PCs, warns the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU/CUPE). Factor in restructuring and…

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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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