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Workers launch radio ad defending good jobs in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR–(Marketwired – March 27, 2017) – A new ad campaign by public service workers in Newfoundland and Labrador hit the airwaves this weekend, on radio stations across the province. CUPE’s public services workers launched the ad to voice their concerns about the Ball Government’s strategy for job growth (or lack thereof) […]

Media Advisory: Workers rally Saturday 11:30 a.m. on laundry’s last day to call on health minister to intervene in corrupted bidding process

SUDBURY, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 24, 2017) – Thousands in the Sudbury community want Health Sciences North (HSN) to rescind its contract with a laundry in Southern Ontario, for hospital laundry workers not to lose their jobs and for the MPP to “visibly care” and do something, anything at all to keep the work local. “Why […]

Striking workers at the Canadian Hearing Society take to the airwaves with new radio ad

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 24, 2017) – Striking workers at the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) are taking to the airwaves with a new radio ad in Toronto. The ad, which can be heard here [https://cupe.ca/chs-radio-ad], urges the employer back to the table to resolve the strike through negotiations. The 227 workers are represented by the […]

Listen to the People and Keep Hydro Public: Gates, Hahn to Wynne

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 23, 2017) – Concerned Ontarians gathered tonight by the Falls, a cornerstone of Ontario’s public power system to call on Kathleen Wynne to keep hydro in public hands. NDP MPP (Niagara Falls) and Infrastructure critic Wayne Gates spoke at the rally. “Here in Niagara, we know that public power is […]

MPP Peggy Sattler, London Club of the Deaf among Allies to join Solidarity BBQ for Canadian Hearing Society Strikers

LONDON, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 23, 2017) – The picket line for Canadian Hearing Society workers will get a boost tomorrow (Friday, March 24) from local allies including London West MPP Peggy Sattler. Members of The London Club of the Deaf are sponsoring the BBQ as a public demonstration of their support for the strikers. Other […]

Federal Budget Good on Tax Fairness, Lacking in Strategic Investments in Scientists and Phoenix Pay, says PIPSC

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – The federal government announcement that it is investing $529.9 million more to crack down on tax evasion and avoidance by hiring new auditors is good news for tax fairness, but the government’s much-heralded “innovation” budget is lacking in needed, strategic investments in more science staff, says the Professional […]

Long-term transit commitments take shape in federal budget

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – With the release of the 2017 federal budget, the Canadian government has solidified its long-term commitment to improving urban mobility in Canadian communities. On Wednesday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced details of Phase II of the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF II), an 11-year federal commitment to transfer […]

Long on talk, and short on action, Budget 2017 doesn’t deliver for working Canadians

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – Budget 2017 was an opportunity for the federal government to make significant and immediate strides on Canadians’ priorities like child care, health care, and pay equity. Instead, the Trudeau government has delivered a plan that’s heavy on rhetoric, and light on action. “If you’re an infrastructure bankroller or […]

Fraser Institute News Release: Federal budget avoids hard decisions; continues uncertainty

OTTAWA, ON –(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – With its largely status quo 2017 budget, the federal government has failed to chart a clear course for taxpayers, entrepreneurs, and businesses and risks making Canada even less competitive. “This budget decided not to decide until President Trump decides, and that leaves taxpayers, entrepreneurs, and businesses guessing […]

FEI Canada praises government for focusing on innovation, maintaining current capital gains inclusion rate

TORONTO, ON –(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – FEI Canada, the country’s leading association for CFOs and senior financial executives, applauds measures to foster innovation and job training, which will enhance the competitiveness of Canadian businesses. “These proposals are sure to be welcomed by Canadian entrepreneurs, start-ups and other businesses which are trying to stay […]

Statement of Solidarity with Locked out OECTA Teachers

NIAGARA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – The following statement was made today by Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario: CUPE Ontario sends their support and solidarity to the members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) who were locked out by the Niagara Catholic District School Board on Monday, March 20. CUPE Ontario […]

Media Advisory – Niagara Falls to Kathleen Wynne: Keep Hydro Public

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – Member of Provincial Parliament Wayne Gates and CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn will be speaking at a rally in Niagara Falls Thursday night. The Wynne Liberals’ privatization of Hydro One has led to skyrocketing hydro prices and mounting public pressure. The rally comes days after both the […]

Canadian Hearing Society Strikers in Ottawa get boost from National and Ontario Leaders

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – CUPE leadership and members in Ottawa will rally in solidarity with strikers on the line at the Canadian Hearing Society at noon tomorrow (Thursday, March 23rd). CUPE National President Mark Hancock, National Secretary-Treasurer Charles Fleury, Ontario Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick, and several members of the National Executive Board and […]

REMINDER/Media Advisory: PIPSC President Available for Comments Following Release of 2017 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 22, 2017) – Debi Daviau, President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) will be available on March 22, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. onwards in Room 253-D, Railway Committee Room, Centre Block to provide comment on the 2017 federal budget. When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 4 p.m. […]

CORRECTION – Show of Solidarity for Canadian Hearing Society Strikers in Oshawa from UNIFOR 222 President

OSHAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 21, 2017) – In the news release issued earlier today by Canadian Union of Public Employees, we are advised by the company that the phone number in the contact information should read 416.461.6310 rather than 416-738-4329 as originally issued. Complete correct text follows. Colin James, President of UNIFOR Local 222, will […]

Show of Solidarity for Canadian Hearing Society Strikers in Oshawa from UNIFOR 222 President

OSHAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 21, 2017) – Colin James, President of UNIFOR Local 222, will be joining members of Local 2073 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 2073) on their picket line Wednesday morning between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. James represents 21,000 working and retired members in Durham region. CUPE 2073 represents […]

Economic Club of Canada Hosts Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan Sponsored by Bruce Power

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 21, 2017) – The Economic Club of Canada hosts the Hon. Glen Murray, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change. WHO: The Hon. Glen Murray – Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change WHAT: Minister Murray will speak about the current implementation of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan. He will […]

Manitoba government’s anti-labour legislation: history repeats itself

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 21, 2017) – The Government of Manitoba’s introduction yesterday of anti-labour bills 28 (The Public Services Sustainability Act) and 29 (The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act) represents a direct assault on workers’ rights in the province, according to the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC). Bills 28 […]

BCSC gives notice of funds received in Kuit case

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – March 21, 2017) – The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today gave notice that it received $75,984.92 from an order the Executive Director made under section 161(1)(g) of the Securities Act on February 17, 2017 against Winston King-Loong Kuit. On February 17, 2017, the BCSC entered into a settlement agreement with […]

Certified Crop Specialist credentials earned by local agribusiness professionals

LUCKNOW, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 21, 2017) – Kim Hooey, FS Crop Specialist with Lucknow District Co-operative has successfully completed the requirements necessary to hold credentials as a Certified Crop Specialist (CCS) in the System of FS Co-operatives. This prestigious achievement is the next level up in Hooey’s extensive agricultural training. The Certified Crop Specialist accreditation […]

Canadian Hearing Society strikers ask: “Why won’t our employer come to the table?”

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 20, 2017) – On the day marking two weeks on the picket line, 227 workers at the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) are asking, “Why won’t our employer come to the table and bargain a settlement?” The two sides have not met since the strike commenced on March 6th. On Thursday, March […]

REMINDER/Media Advisory: PIPSC President Available for Comments Following Release of 2017 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 20, 2017) – Debi Daviau, President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) will be available on March 22, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. onwards in Room 253-D, Railway Committee Room, Centre Block to provide comment on the 2017 federal budget. When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 4 p.m. […]

Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada unveils the names of the financial executives shortlisted for the competition

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – March 20, 2017) – The Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada, an all-industry professional association for senior financial executives, is proud to announce the names of the nine financial executive finalists in the 2017 Aces of Finance competition, now in its 7th year. Competing for recognition in the categories of Financial executive of […]

BCSC settles with B.C. men for breaching a cease trade order and illegally distributing securities

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – March 17, 2017) – In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Robert Alexander Sim and Brian Edward Sims have admitted they breached a cease trade order and illegally distributed securities in First Choice Products Inc. Both men are B.C. residents and were officers and directors of First […]

Media Advisory: PIPSC President Available for Comments Following Release of 2017 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 17, 2017) – Debi Daviau, President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) will be available on March 22, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. onwards in Room 253-D, Railway Committee Room, Centre Block to provide comment on the 2017 federal budget. When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 4 p.m. […]