Probation Officers

December 15, 2016

“I can’t believe the province is allowing public dollars to be spent on hotels and travel expenses for supervisors from Ottawa to work in Peel. All of that money could go into providing better services for children and families." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

November 7, 2016

Workers who get PTSD from their jobs need to be covered by WCB. Join the rally on November 10 to show your support!

February 22, 2016

"Ontario now joins Alberta and Manitoba with legislation that creates the presumption that when first responders are diagnosed with PTSD it is work-related," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

July 21, 2015

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) is calling for the province to install metal detectors and institute better security measures for theprovince's probation and parole officers.

December 22, 2014

Report from B.C. government intended to look at escalating violence in province's prisons and community corrections falls short of goals.

September 29, 2014

"As police and peace officers do in Canada every day, these fallen officers stood for us against elements that threaten the safety and security of our communities" — Canada's Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney. 

September 22, 2014

Vince Murray, the founder and first President of the Canadian Peace Officers Memorial Association (CPOMA), and an activist with OPSEU/NUPGE has passed away, leaving a strong legacy for all of Canada's peace officers.

August 2, 2013

"We have exciting work ahead, full of new conversations about how to make our country, our communities, our workplaces and our lives better. And we want you to continue to be part of it!" - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

May 29, 2013

Madeleine Meilleur apologizes for insulting comments, made while responding to questions regarding an incident at the Elgin Middleton Detention Centre, about correctional officers in the province. 

January 8, 2013

Along with Public Private Partnerships (P3s), Social Impact Bonds are a bit like money laundering because they allow politicians to hide debt.