13 November 2020

Reducing medication errors, increasing patient engagement and harm reduction initiatives: Patient safety success shared at MIPS’ AGM

WINNIPEG, MB –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS) is proud to recognize the patient safety accomplishments of this […]
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 […]
3 November 2020

CUPE Local 4392 launches public campaign to restore day programs for adults with developmental disabilities

GUELPH, ON —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— CUPE Local 4392, who represents workers at Community Living Guelph Wellington, has launched a new online campaign […]
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 […]
20 October 2020

Laid off long-term care workers to picket against employer’s quest to drive down working conditions

BOWMANVILLE, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Long-term care workers and community allies will be picketing in downtown Bowmanville on Wednesday afternoon as they […]
13 October 2020

COVID-19 Makes It More Important Than Ever to Know the Risk Factors and Warning Signs of Blood Clots

Thrombosis Canada Warns that COVID-19 Increases the Risk of Severe Blood Clots and Stroke TORONTO–/COMMUNITYWIRE/–On World Thrombosis Day, Thrombosis Canada […]
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 […]