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International Trans Day of Remembrance 2020

Friday, November 20th, Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), is an important day to remember those who have died as a result of transphobia-related violence worldwide, and draw attention to transphobia. TDoR originally began as a candlelit vigil to honour the death of trans woman Rita Hester, who was killed on November 28th, 1998.  Her death……

National Child Day is our call to continue the fight for youth mental health services in Ontario

Ontario’s young people, our most precious resource, are suffering from mental illnesses like never before. Today, November 20, is National Child Day.  We all should take a moment to recognize and listen to the thousands of voices crying out for help. COVID-19 has taken an incredible toll on the mental health of Ontarians. Even before……

Everyone has an obligation to help stop bullying

In Ontario, November 15-21 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. OPSEU/SEFPO calls for an end to bullying – wherever it’s found and whatever form it takes. Anyone who has been bullied knows how damaging it can be, with long-term consequences for psychological health, like low self-esteem, anxiety, learning problems, violent behaviour and suicide. These effects……

OPS - Unified Ministry Employee Relations Committees (MERC) Team Listing

MERC Information including MERC Committee Members, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes, Action Form, Divisional Minutes, and MERC Team Disclosures.