13 January 2021

COVID-19 outbreak at Essex-Windsor EMS facility could lead to an ambulance shortage in the region

WINDSOR, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Essex-Windsor paramedics are extremely concerned that the region could face an ambulance shortage after a COVID-19 outbreak […]
11 January 2021

With COVID outbreaks in Hamilton surging, hospital unions urge Ford government to immediately vaccinate at local care homes

HAMILTON, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– With a flurry of new COVID-19 outbreaks in Hamilton hospitals, long-term care, and retirement homes this weekend […]
10 November 2020

Laid-off workers rally for their jobs outside Durham long-term care home

TORONTO, ON —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— Buoyed by the presence of union leaders and community allies, long-term care workers participated in a car cavalcade […]
10 November 2020

Ford government should revoke license of Durham employer laying off long-term care workers: CUPE

TORONTO, ON —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— How does a resident with dementia react when the person who has been helping them eat, shower […]
9 November 2020

Government’s move towards lower classification of workers is not good for Long-Term Care residents: CUPE

TORONTO, ON —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— The Ontario government’s move towards hiring a lower classification of workers in long-term care will have consequences […]
9 November 2020

A rally for their jobs: Durham long-term care workers to protest pandemic lay-offs

BOWMANVILLE, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Laid off long-term care workers and community allies will be holding a solidarity action in Bowmanville on […]
23 October 2020

Health care unions welcome Ontario Long-Term Care Commission’s recommendation to institute a four-hour care standard

TORONTO, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Ontario’s Long-Term COVID-19 Commission released an interim report today, calling on the government to implement a minimum […]
7 October 2020

CUPE Ontario takes part in province-wide Day of Action for Long-Term Care with a stop in Whitby

WHITBY, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– With Ontario entering the 2nd wave, and long-term care under threat, CUPE Ontario is joining the Ontario […]
7 October 2020

CUPE Ontario takes part in province-wide Day of Action for Long-Term Care with a stop in Hamilton

HAMILTON, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– With Ontario entering the 2nd wave, and long-term care under threat, CUPE Ontario is joining the Ontario […]
15 September 2020

Stripped of their rights, front-line workers hold political protest in Guelph/Fergus at MPP Ted Arnott’s office Wednesday

Guelph, ON, 15 September 2020 —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— Ontario front-line workers will hold a political protest at MPP Ted Arnott’s office in […]