Only 4 months into the new year and British Columbia has already seen 143 wildfires by April 19.
National Union of Public and General Employees
The court found that the Ontario government's Bill 115, Putting Students First Act, imposed in the fall of 2012, was a violation of collective bargaining rights of educational workers.
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Privatization at Newfoundland and Labrador's health authority is causing big headaches. The four companies that replaced union workers is stonewalling vital freedom of information requests.
In a move to further privatize his ministry's functions, Environment and Climate Change Minister Glen Murray is considering involving the for-profit sector in carrying out inspections.
NAPE President Jerry Earle: "We have Premier Dwight Ball on the record there and in the media several times since committing to no privatization of public services. We intend to keep him to his word."
Liberal budgets since the recession have focused on cutting public services and pouring money into privatized infrastructure projects.
Seniors, advocacy groups, labour unions and health coalitions have been organizing against the government of Nova Scotia's proposed changes to its Seniors' Pharmacare Program. Looks like it worked.
It takes time for infrastructure spending to kick in and create jobs, so let's act now to stop penalizing unemployed workers, get them the benefits they paid into and so urgently need.
Seniors live on fixed incomes and are already struggling. An increase in Pharmacare costs may be the difference between rent and food on the table or medication.