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February 22, 2016

Last remaining paramedic station staffed completely by volunteers in Ontario changes course

GLENBURNIE – Today, the Wolfe Island paramedic station on Wolfe Island in the County of Frontenac officially transitioned from a volunteer operation to a unionized one.

February 18, 2016

Toronto – Warren (Smokey) Thomas, president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, has reacted with cautious optimism to the Ontario government’s introduction t

February 18, 2016

The tainted blood scandal was the worst public health disaster in Canadian history. In the 1980s and 1990s, more than 30,000 Canadians became infected with HIV and Hepatitis C. This was due to government and bureaucratic failure to protect the blood supply. Tainted blood killed thousands.

February 16, 2016

Parry Sound – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is pleased that the District of Parry Sound has cancelled the Request for Proposals (RFP) for emergency medical service workers in their community.

February 8, 2016

Seven first responders in Ontario have committed suicide this year, according to a PTSD advocacy group, and there have been four more deaths across the country.