Ontario Funding Cuts To Public Health And Child Care Coming January 1, 2020

TORONTO — Ontario will move ahead with its controversial municipal funding cuts for public health and child care next year. The Progressive Conservative government tried to force retroactive funding cuts this year but had to cancel them after municipal leaders complained their annual budgets had already passed. After Ford paused this year’s planned cuts — to public health, child care […]

A Brampton-Based Healthcare Project Is Expanding To Other Cities Across Ontario

William Osler Health System’s Prevention of Error-Based Transfers (PoET) project will be expanding to long-term care facilities in the Mississagua-Halton and Hamilton-Niagara regions. Health Canada’s Health Care Policy Contribution Program has invested $1.5 million to help fund the PoET Southwest Spread Project – a joint venture with McMaster University’s Department of Family Medicine – that will […]

Celebrate Canada’s Birthday at Lakeview Park

Join the festivities of amazing day of fun and entertainment in celebration of Canada’s 152nd birthday. Join CUPE Monday, July 1, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Lakeview Park . The celebration begins at 2:00 p.m. with live entertainment and activities for all ages. A grand finale fireworks display will begin at dusk (approximately 10:00 p.m.) off […]

National Executive Board Highlights – March 2019

In Memory The National Executive Board (NEB) observed a minute of silence to reflect upon the loss of members in our CUPE family. Remembered were: Jane Louise Baker, Local 3550; Robert Wolfe, Local 4155; Jocelyne Chery, Local 3691; John Cronkhite, Local 1096; Katherine Barnes, Local 3550; Howard Matthews, retired staff; Jean-Pierre Cabana, retired staff; Art […]

National President’s Report – March 2019

Sisters, Brothers and Friends: As always, I began the new year meeting with staff across the country. This was an opportunity to discuss our priorities for 2019 and the challenges we are facing, as a union and as a movement, in the year ahead. We discussed the challenges our members and locals are encountering in […]

National Secretary-Treasurer’s Report – March 2019

Dear Sisters, Brothers and Friends: Division Conventions Division Convention season is underway, with the Saskatchewan Division convention which took place during the first week in March. The conventions provide an opportunity for delegates to set the direction and priorities for their Division for the year ahead. I was very pleased to see that thanks to […]