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Honoring the legacy of Lincoln Alexander

On Thursday, January 21, we celebrate Lincoln Alexander Day. It’s a chance to not only honor the life of Lincoln MacCauley Alexander and his unforgettable contributions, but also to reflect on and embrace the values he stood for. Born on January 21, 1922 in Toronto to parents who had immigrated from Jamaica and St. Vincent……

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Situation: Case count as of January 19, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 19 janvier 2021 Area / Région Case count / Nombre de cas Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 715 072 + 6 453 18 120 +……

OPSEU/SEFPO: province must crack down on COVID-19 vaccine queue jumpers

Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the province must do more to crack down on COVID-19 vaccine queue jumpers amid reports of a hospital manager who pushed their own family member to the front of the line. “The success of Ontario’s vaccine rollout depends on fairness and trust,” said Thomas. “The province has……

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Situation: Case count as of January 18, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 18 janvier 2021 Area / Région Case count / Nombre de cas Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 708 619 + 6 436 18 014 +……

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Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is commending the Ford government for strengthening Ontario’s health care system by opening the COVID-focused Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital but says following up with much more investment is vital. Thomas has been calling on the government to build more hospitals and train and hire more front-line professionals to address……

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Situation: Case count as of January 15, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 15 janvier 2021 Area / Région Case count / Nombre de cas Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 688 891 + 7 563 17 538 +……

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Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO is calling out the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) for not providing clear direction to hospitals that workers should be given time to get vaccinated against COVID-19 during work hours. OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says it’s unbelievable that front-line workers at some hospitals are being told they have to use vacation or……

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Situation: Case count as of January 14, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 14 janvier 2021 Area / Région Case count / Nombre de cas Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 681 328 + 6 855 17 383 +……

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