CUPE 543 city workers will be distributing gift hampers to individuals and families in need in Windsor this morning as part of a charity drive in partnership with the Windsor-Essex Food Bank Association.
Yesterday, the Government of Alberta unveiled its new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Regulation. The regulations apply to packaging as well as to products such as newspapers. Literary books and textbooks are exempted from the regulation.
Although across the province, hospitals are dealing with staffing shortages, hospitals in Ontario’s north west – in Kenora, Fort Frances, Rainy River, and Emo – are among those most challenged to retain and attract skilled staff.
Ontario’s 55,000 frontline education workers have been exercising their democratic rights as union members by taking part in their strike vote that opened on Friday, September 23 and will close on Sunday, October 2.