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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Premier Ford’s back-to-work legislation will violate civil liberties, hurt students

TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario have joined with striking workers at York University to voice their opposition to the new Conservative government’s “back-to-work” legislation. “Our members went on strike more than four months ago because we were experiencing firsthand how the quality of education at York…

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Far from ending hallway medicine, Peterborough stands to lose 51 more hospital beds, more than 160 staff under Ford programs

  PETERBOROUGH, 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 Peterborough. OCHU, the hospital division of the Canadian Union of…

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

  SUDBURY, ON – Sudbury’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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No end to hallway medicine possible with spending cuts; PRHC stands to lose more beds and hundreds of staff

  PETERBOROUGH, ON – Peterborough’s hospital 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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Far from ending hallway medicine, North Bay stands to lose 37 more hospital beds, more than 150 staff under Ford programs

NORTH BAY, 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 North Bay. OCHU, the hospital division of the Canadian Union…

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