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February 10, 2016

Ottawa’s jail contends for the worst in the province and is much worse than when he last saw it about 10 years ago, said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, after a tour of the facility on Tuesday February 9, 2016.

February 9, 2016

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas and NDP leader Andrea Horwath took a first-hand look inside the Barton street jail in Hamilton. 

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February 5, 2016

Your correctional bargaining team met again with the employer on February 4.

February 4, 2016

Replacing community jails in northern Ontario would be a "disaster," OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas told CTV news in North Bay.

February 2, 2016

TORONTO – Despite her commitment three weeks ago to join OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas on a tour of Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre, Deb Matthews, MPP for London North Centre and deputy premier, has backed away from that promise.

Thomas addresses media on corrections crisis ahead of budget

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The two-step election process to elect the 2012 OPS Bargaining Teams began on Saturday, June 9, at the OPS Regional Bargaining Conferences held acro
OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas will tell provincial budget hearings this evening that a portion of Bill 55, the budget legislation, poses serious danger for Ontarians’ privacy and must be d

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