13 January 2021

COVID-19 outbreak at Essex-Windsor EMS facility could lead to an ambulance shortage in the region

WINDSOR, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Essex-Windsor paramedics are extremely concerned that the region could face an ambulance shortage after a COVID-19 outbreak […]
11 January 2021

With COVID outbreaks in Hamilton surging, hospital unions urge Ford government to immediately vaccinate at local care homes

HAMILTON, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– With a flurry of new COVID-19 outbreaks in Hamilton hospitals, long-term care, and retirement homes this weekend […]
17 December 2020

Kenora city workers overwhelmingly reject “final” offer – Christmas lockout looms

KENORA, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Members of CUPE Local 191 have overwhelmingly rejected the City of Kenora’s attempt to force a “final […]
10 December 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: “What would Jesus do?” Not cut 70 long-term care staff in a pandemic like Durham Christian Homes has – Cavalcade/rally Friday at Whitby MPP’s office

Event Information Begins: 11 December 2020 @ 10:30 AM Location: Whitby, ON WHITBY, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– In what in a pandemic […]
9 December 2020

Thunder Bay city workers reach tentative agreement

THUNDER BAY, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– CUPE Local 87, representing roughly 600 workers in Thunder Bay, has reached a tentative agreement in […]
3 December 2020

Thunder Bay municipal workers will return to bargaining table with a strong strike mandate

THUNDER BAY, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– CUPE Local 87, representing roughly 600 workers with the City of Thunder Bay, have armed their […]
1 December 2020

Teachers and support staff at Blaisdale Montessori School ratify new contract

OSHAWA, ON —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— CUPE Local 5257 members, who are Montessori teachers and support staff at Blaisdale Montessori School, have ratified […]
26 November 2020

Parents “extremely fearful” about potential regional children’s centre closures in Waterloo

WATERLOO, ON—/COMMUNITYWIRE/—A looming council vote in the Region of Waterloo could displace more than 250 families from quality, municipally funded […]
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 […]
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 […]