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January 10, 2017

OPSEU Region 3 Regional Vice-President Sara Labelle commented today on the severe hospital bed shortages across Ontario that have resulted from a lack of provincial funding -- not the seasonal flu as some hospitals have claimed.

January 5, 2017

Oshawa – Lakeridge Health is facing such an extreme hospital bed shortage this holiday season that they have set up an emergency command centre to deal with the record patient volumes in the emergency department. 

January 4, 2017

Last night on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin, Lucy Morton, Chair of OPSEU’s Health Care Divisional Council and Community Health Care Professionals Division, joined the panel discussing Bill 41, the Patients First Act.

December 9, 2016

Toronto – The Government of Canada must boost funding for health care and use its powers to rein in provinces that want to privatize the system, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union says.

December 9, 2016

Toronto – Ontario’s Liberal government has ignored input from hundreds of patients, health care workers, and organizations to charge ahead with its latest health care legislation, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) says.