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March 12, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says that judging by Monday’s announcement by Education Minister Lisa Thompson, Doug Ford and his cabinet are more interested in saving their own political skins than actually helping kids with autism.

March 8, 2019

In the wake of the thousands-strong rally in support of high-quality, needs-based autism services in Ontario, one of the groups involved has written an open letter to OPSEU members and President Warren (Smokey) Thomas expressing thanks for the support and solidarity.

February 25, 2019

Toronto – As more shocking details surface about Children, Community, and Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod’s shabby treatment of children with autism and their families, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that she be fired.

January 9, 2019


We hope you enjoyed your summer and what has shaped up to be a brisk fall. And we’d also like to wish a very warm welcome to the members of Kenora Catholic District School Board, Local 742, to OPSEU and to our sector!

October 16, 2018

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas issued the following statement today to mark Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day.


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