Health Care

November 15, 2017

“The number of events that led to emergency calls has increased nearly 36 per cent since 2009, while the population of Alberta has increased by more than 15 per cent. Yet, we have virtually the same number of ambulances." — Mike Parker, HSAA President

November 1, 2017

Mike Parker, NUPGE NEB member and HSAA President, addressed the PSI World Congress detailing how the labour movement can push legislators to ensure presumptive coverage for mental injuries is available to all workers.

October 27, 2017

This group of LifeLabs professionals is the first in Ontario to be unionized.

October 26, 2017

To register for this workshop, HSABC/NUPGE members can visit http://events.hsabc.org/.

October 25, 2017

“When two-tier health care has been permitted, the choice is expensive treatment in private for-profit clinics that most Canadians can’t afford or longer waiting times in the public system.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

October 23, 2017

“The NSGEU/NUPGE believes in a publicly funded and operated health care system that keeps our blood supply safe and available to patients who need it.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

October 19, 2017

“The funding that has been allocated so far has not gone to acute care adult mental health programs. We’ve got higher acuity on wards than ever, and that is creating violent situations. In our workplaces, there is a violent act each and every day." Ed Arvelin, Chair of OPSEU's Mental Health Division

October 18, 2017

These stories from frontline professionals can help convince the new government that the price of continued inaction is simply too high.

October 18, 2017

New national report outlines the huge cost of the failed Health Accord.

October 12, 2017

“After what Canadians went through with the tainted blood scandal, it is appalling that the federal government is again allowing paid blood donations” — Larry Brown, President of NUPGE