13 December 2022

CORRECTING AND REPLACING CUPE’s
City employees shocked by pre-Christmas lay-offs as Mississauga contracts out emergency dispatch services to private firm

CORRECTION…by Canadian Union of Public Employees MISSISSAUGA, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Please replace the release […]
13 December 2022

Merry Christmas: you’re fired
Calgary social services agency fires employee for refusing to work alone with high-risk clients

CALGARY, AB –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Trinity Place Foundation has fired a 33-year-old female employee after […]
10 December 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: “Don’t be a Grinch and steal our Christmas” front-line hospital staff call out HHS staff on millions of dollars in retro pay owed CUPE 7800 media conference Monday 1 p.m. at the General site

Event Information Begins: 12 December 2022 @ 1:00 P.M.Location: Hamilton, ON HAMILTON, ON […]
15 November 2022

Buddha Brands Donates $80,000 to Second Harvest Canada To Help Fight Hunger and Reduce Food Waste

SECOND HARVEST MONTREAL, QC –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Buddha Brands™, known for Thirsty Buddha® coconut water […]
3 November 2022

Windsor long-term care home cuts PSW pay without warning

WINDSOR, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– A provincial wage enhancement for personal support workers (PSWs) that […]
2 November 2022

CARFAX Canada Asks – Is Your Vehicle Ready for the Cold and Snowy Winter Ahead?

The Farmers’ Almanac is calling for record-breaking winter weather this season LONDON, ON […]
2 November 2022

Survey of hospital front-lines shows North Bay Regional Health Centre must do much more to retain staff

NORTH BAY, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– In their own words North Bay Regional Health Centre […]
1 November 2022

CUPE and Kingston paramedics call for the immediate addition of 180 hospital staff at Kingston’s hospital to deal with COVID wave and flu surge; 1000 more hires in 2023 just to maintain service levels

Kingston Health Sciences Centre must immediately add 180 full-time staff to deal with higher patient volumes from this fall and winter’s COVID-19 wave and pressing flu season or patient care will continue to decline and ambulance offload delays will increase, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and OPSEU/SEFPO paramedics said at media in Kingston today.
1 November 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Culture of hard-line, little empathy management behind dismal morale among North Bay hospital front-line staff; media conference Wednesday, November 2 to release survey of staff sentiment

Event Information Begins: 2 November 2022 @ 11:00 AM Location: North Bay, ON NORTH BAY, […]
31 October 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: How many staff does Kingston hospital need to deal with new wave of COVID, coming flu season? Media conference Tuesday, Nov. 1

Event Information Begins: 1 November 2022 @ 11:00 AM Location: Kingston, ON KINGSTON, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– […]
20 October 2022

Most incumbent Peel councillors, mayors disappoint on commitment to better resident care at regional LTC homes

With the municipal vote this coming Monday, CUPE 966 asked all regional council incumbents including the mayors about their commitment to better long-term care at Peel’s municipal homes. 
18 October 2022

CUPE Windsor-Essex paramedics call for more provincial funding to alleviate ambulance shortage crisis; endorse emergency declaration by Essex County

The provincial government needs to take decisive action and fund the solutions that will alleviate the ongoing crisis of ambulance shortages in Essex County, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2974.
17 October 2022

CUPE calls for the immediate addition of 120 hospital staff at Sudbury’s HSN to deal with fall/winter COVID wave and flu season

Today, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) called for the immediate addition of 120 full-time staff at Sudbury’s Health Sciences North (HSN) to deal with higher patient volumes from this fall and winter’s COVID-19 wave and the coming flu season.
14 October 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hospital staff and Sudbury paramedics to reveal number of staff needed immediately at HSN to deal with new wave of COVID and coming flu season: media conference Monday, October 17

Already hobbled by unprecedented hospital staff turnover rates and a rapid increase in emergency medical services call volumes, hospital staff and Sudbury paramedics are warning that the coming flu season and rising COVID-19 infections will put new stresses on Health Sciences North (HSN).
13 October 2022

The Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Life Sciences (CASTL) Officially Opens Charlottetown Biomanufacturing Training Facility

The Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Life Sciences (CASTL) today officially opened their new CASTL Biomanufacturing Training Facility located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.