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August 10, 2017

On August 8, 2017, a patient at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care came out of the shower swinging. He knocked one nurse unconscious and hit two others in the head, sending all three workers to hospital. Two nurses have black eyes and contusions around their face.

August 9, 2017

More than a dozen of the former Wardens of Grey County wrote an open letter on Aug. 2 criticizing the current Grey County Council for voting to privatize long-term care.

August 4, 2017

Owen Sound – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is praising 13 past wardens of Grey County for writing an open letter slamming the “the veil of secrecy” surrounding the scheme to sell off Grey Gables.

August 3, 2017

Toronto – A public inquiry looking into the murders of eight long-term care residents committed by Elizabeth Wettlaufer must include a close examination of the underlying causes of violence inside these facilities, says the president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

June 29, 2017

Some 800 delegates to the OPSEU Broader Public Service conference on June 23-25 held elections for their divisional executives. The following members were elected for a two-year term:

Sector 1: Ambulance

James Ramage (L256), Chair

Jason Brearley (L303), Vice Chair