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OPSEU in the News

April 5, 2018
During a crowded town hall meeting in Kenora on April 4, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas told people that the We Own It campaign is making privatization an election issue.
March 29, 2018
CBC News is reporting on the Crisis in Corrections, echoing OPSEU's calls
March 29, 2018
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ontario budget released on March 28 was a "missed opportunity" to invest in a better Ontario for all Ontarians.
March 29, 2018
People from Ottawa and surrounding communities crowded into the We Own It town hall on public services on March 28. 
March 21, 2018
Jay Rosenthal, host of “Quick Hits: The Business of Cannabis,” follows up with Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, on PC leader Doug Ford’s recent proposal to allow the private sector to se
March 13, 2018
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas gave an interview to Ottawa radio station CFRA on Tuesday about comments that Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford made about the possibility of privatiz
March 2, 2018
A We Own It petition and campaign calling for a public ServiceOntario in Valley East, north of Sudbury, has received attention at Queen's
February 2, 2018
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas took part in the London and District Labour Council's panel discussion called "Privatization Red Alert" on February 1.
January 30, 2018
TV stations and newspapers across the country are reporting that Unifor and the Canadian Labour Congress are optimistic about peacemaking efforts by OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas to end th
January 25, 2018
The CBC is reporting on OPSEU's renewed calls for highway snowplowing to be brought back in-hous
January 19, 2018
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas tells The Toronto S
January 17, 2018
The financial collapse of the UK privatization giant Carillion continues to make headlines around the world and is generating a lot of angry discussion on social media.
January 12, 2018
OPSEU member Jordan McGrail has been nominated as a candidate in the riding of Chatham-Kent—Leamington in the upcoming provincial election.
November 29, 2017
College instructors who say they can't fit mater
November 20, 2017
Ontario college faculty set for return as province rolls out student aid (London