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  • Dryden patients, hospital face grim future under years of Conservative funding cuts: CUPE to release projected shortfalls to 2023 September 20, 2019
    DRYDEN, ON – Although Dryden’s population is aging, Ontario’s Conservative government is planning multiple years of deep budget cuts to the Dryden Regional Health Centre. “What’s coming will be bigger because the cuts compound,” says Michael Hurley, the president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU). Hurley will hold a media conference at 10:00 […]
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  • North Bay hospital’s funding cut will climb to $32 million by 2023 under Ford Conservatives September 20, 2019
    NORTH BAY, ON – Patient access to hospital care and services will be greatly diminished if the Doug Ford Conservatives move forward with future funding cuts to health care that, in 2023, will climb to $32 million for North Bay’s regional hospital. Looking at detailed fiscal information from Ontario’s financial accountability office and the provincial […]
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  • Thunder Bay patients, hospitals face grim future under years of Conservative funding cuts: CUPE to release projected shortfalls to 2023 September 20, 2019
    THUNDER BAY, ON – Although Thunder Bay’s population is aging, Ontario’s Conservative government is planning multiple years of deep budget cuts to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) and the hospital component of the St. Joseph’s Care Group. “What’s coming will be bigger because the cuts compound,” says Michael Hurley, the president of […]
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  • Sault Ste. Marie patients, hospitals face grim future under years of Conservative funding cuts: CUPE to release projected shortfalls to 2023 September 20, 2019
    SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Although Sault Ste. Marie’s population is aging, Ontario’s Conservative government is planning multiple years of deep budget cuts to the area hospitals. “What’s coming will be bigger because the cuts compound,” says Michael Hurley, the president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU). Hurley will hold a media conference […]
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  • CUPE appalled by photos and video of Trudeau in brownface and blackface September 19, 2019
    JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJmYi1saWtlJTIyJTIwZGF0YS1ocmVmJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZmYWNlYm9vay5jb20lMkZjdXBlb250YXJpbyUyMiUyMGRhdGEtbGF5b3V0JTNEJTIyc3RhbmRhcmQlMjIlMjBkYXRhLWFjdGlvbiUzRCUyMmxpa2UlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNpemUlM0QlMjJsYXJnZSUyMiUyMGRhdGEtc2hvdy1mYWNlcyUzRCUyMnRydWUlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNoYXJlJTNEJTIyZmFsc2UlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=Please see the following statement from CUPE National: CUPE is appalled, and deeply disappointed, by the images of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface and blackface. These are racist actions which make a mockery of other cultures and ridicule the historical and modern-day struggles experienced by racialized people in Canada and around the world. It sends a message to […]
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  • North Bay patients, hospital face grim future under years of Conservative funding cuts: CUPE to release projected shortfalls to 2023 September 19, 2019
    NORTH BAY, ON – Although North Bay’s population is aging, on average, higher than some Ontario communities, Ontario’s Conservative government is planning multiple years of deep budget cuts to the North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC). “What’s coming will be bigger because the cuts compound,” says Michael Hurley, the president of the Ontario Council of […]
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  • CUPE Ontario President, Fred Hahn takes province wide campaign Communities Not Cuts to Windsor September 18, 2019
    WINDSOR, ON— Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario has brought their Communities not Cuts campaign to Windsor today to speak to over 400 health care workers and paramedics. This province-wide initiative brings together public sector workers and communities in a fightback against the Ford Conservative government’s all out attack on Ontario’s public services and the […]
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  • Hamilton hospitals funding cuts will climb to $255 Million by 2023 under Ford Conservatives September 17, 2019
    JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwc3JjJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZvbW55LmZtJTJGc2hvd3MlMkZiaWxsLWtlbGx5LXNob3clMkZoYW1pbHRvbi1ob3NwaXRhbC11bmlvbi1pcy13YXJuaW5nLXRoYXQtbGFyZ2VyLWN1dCUyRmVtYmVkJTIyJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjIxMDAlMjUlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjIxODBweCUyMiUyMGZyYW1lYm9yZGVyJTNEJTIyMCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRmlmcmFtZSUzRQ==JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJmYi1saWtlJTIyJTIwZGF0YS1ocmVmJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZmYWNlYm9vay5jb20lMkZjdXBlb250YXJpbyUyMiUyMGRhdGEtbGF5b3V0JTNEJTIyc3RhbmRhcmQlMjIlMjBkYXRhLWFjdGlvbiUzRCUyMmxpa2UlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNpemUlM0QlMjJsYXJnZSUyMiUyMGRhdGEtc2hvdy1mYWNlcyUzRCUyMnRydWUlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNoYXJlJTNEJTIyZmFsc2UlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U= HAMILTON, ON – Patient access to hospital care and services will be greatly diminished if the Doug Ford Conservatives move forward with future funding cuts to health care that in 2023, will climb to $255 Million for Hamilton’s hospitals. Looking at detailed fiscal information from Ontario’s financial accountability office and the provincial Conservatives own […]
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  • CUPE education workers ready to defend students’ education services against Ford government cuts September 16, 2019
    JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJmYi1saWtlJTIyJTIwZGF0YS1ocmVmJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZmYWNlYm9vay5jb20lMkZjdXBlb250YXJpbyUyMiUyMGRhdGEtbGF5b3V0JTNEJTIyc3RhbmRhcmQlMjIlMjBkYXRhLWFjdGlvbiUzRCUyMmxpa2UlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNpemUlM0QlMjJsYXJnZSUyMiUyMGRhdGEtc2hvdy1mYWNlcyUzRCUyMnRydWUlMjIlMjBkYXRhLXNoYXJlJTNEJTIyZmFsc2UlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=TORONTO, ON – Against a backdrop of crowded classrooms, fewer opportunities for learning and less support for students, Ontario education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have voted in record numbers to deliver a strike mandate of 93 percent in favor of job action, as part of the fight to protect […]
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  • Hamilton patients, hospitals face grim future under years of Conservative funding cuts: CUPE to release projected shortfalls to 2023 September 16, 2019
    Hamilton, On – Although Hamilton’s population is growing and aging, Ontario’s Conservative government is planning multiple years of budget cuts to area hospitals. That’s in addition to the $42 Million in cuts for Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) and St. Joseph’s Health Care (in 2019) exposed just a few days ago. “What’s coming will be much […]
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