Monthly Archives: April 2017

Why is Ontario celebrating 50 years of the public college system by dropping the word ‘public’?

“The numbers speak for themselves: Ontario provides colleges with the least per-student funding of any province. That’s no way to celebrate a system that has given our province so much.” —  RM Kennedy, Chair of OPSEU’s College Academic Division

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OPSEU files application to represent contract faculty at Ontario colleges

“For too long now, college presidents have been allowed to cash half-million-dollar salaries while squeezing these vulnerable workers for every cent they can.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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NAPE launches "All You've Done is Make Things Worse" ad campaign

“Clearly the approach taken by this government is not working. The people of this province deserve a plan that actually moves the province forward, not set us back.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

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Report highlights continued government inaction on Aboriginal child protection; workers bargain for solutions

“The RCY’s report verifies that a lack of reliable or adequate funding continues to fail vulnerable Indigenous children in our province.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

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Stock option loophole boosts Bombardier executive bonuses

It goes without saying that Bombardier, the Royal Bank, the TD Bank, Potash Corporation are not emerging companies or start ups and their wealthy CEOs do not need subsidies from regular taxpayers.

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