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

Real Estate Finance Professional and REAfe Advisor, Adam Gant, Announces New Scholarship Opportunity for Autistic Students

VICTORIA, BC –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Victoria-based Real Estate Finance professional and REAfe Advisor, Adam Gant, has […]
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/– […]
30 October 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Ontario education workers to provide update on negotiations with Ford government

Event Information Begins: 30 October 2022 @ 8:30 PMLocation: Toronto, ON (virtual) TORONTO, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– […]
30 October 2022

Education workers give five days’ strike notice

Ontario’s lowest-paid education workers have given five days’ notice of a potential province-wide strike as they remain united in their fight for student success and good jobs.
28 October 2022

Digital Commerce Bank Calgary Fintech Award Inaugural Competition Awards Two Calgary Startups Over $300,000

CALGARY, AB –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Two Calgary-based financial technology companies, Fillip and Miq, were announced […]
26 October 2022

Resounding strike vote shows that high-quality education needs high-quality academic jobs: McMaster TAs and RAs

Teaching assistants (TAs) and research assistants-in-lieu (RAs) at McMaster University delivered a historically high strike vote last week, demonstrating that they are united in their conviction that the best post-secondary education is one supported by good jobs for the 2500-plus student-academic workers on campus.
25 October 2022

Non-profit aims to improve Canadians’ financial literacy amidst soaring inflation

November marks Financial Literacy Month (FLM), and this year’s theme focuses on helping Canadians manage their debt.
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.
17 October 2022

New Research Finds Every Rental E-Scooter Contributes Over CDN $11,000 to Local Economies in Canada Each Year

Rental e-scooter riders have been responsible for injecting an estimated $13 million a […]
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).