24 November 2020

Academic study finds Ontario health care staff worked under psychological distress in pandemic, feeling “sacrificed” and violated

TORONTO, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Working unprotected and facing psychological distress over fears of contracting COVID-19 nurses, personal support workers (PSWs), custodians […]
20 November 2020

Striking CUPE members at Blaisdale Montessori School reject contract offer

TORONTO, ON—/COMMUNITYWIRE/—Montessori teachers and support staff at Blaisdale Montessori School have voted overwhelming to reject the employer’s latest offer, prolonging […]
16 November 2020

Un programme canadien d’emploi pour la jeunesse dépasse les attentes en matière d’économie verte

OTTAWA (Ontario)–/HEBDO-PRESSE/–BioTalent Canada a annoncé aujourd’hui que son Programme de stages en sciences et technologie (PSST) — Emplois verts a […]
16 November 2020

Canada Youth Employment Program Exceeds Expectations Targeting Green Economy

OTTAWA, Ontario–/COMMUNITYWIRE/–BioTalent Canada announced today that its Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP) Green Jobs surpassed its goal of 50 […]
13 November 2020

Dairy Distillery releases Canada’s first lactose free dairy cream liquor

Packaged in an old-time milk bottle, Vodkow Cream is the first and only spirits bottle to feature the Dairy Farmers […]
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 […]
10 November 2020

Concern mounts as five regionally-operated child care centres in the Region of Waterloo at risk of closure, says CUPE Ontario

WATERLOO, ON —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— Child care workers, advocates, parents, and caregivers anticipate that a recent external review, conducted by consulting firm […]
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 […]