OPSEU Diablogue: Royal Ottawa — prosecutions fly below the radar

The Ministry of Labour inspectors have significant powers when it comes to enforcing the Occupational Health and Safety Act. What’s difficult to discern is where the dividing line is between issuing orders and prosecuting an employer for violations of the … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Jim – it’s you who loves P3s, not us

The Honourable Jim Flaherty Minister of Finance House of Commons Centre Block Building – Room 435-S Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Dear Jim  – We get it. You love public-private partnerships, or as most like to call ‘em, P3s. The sound of … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Event: P3 Privatization of St. Mary’s and the Kingston Psychiatric Hospitals

Economist David MacDonald and Ontario Health Coalition director Natalie Mehra will be among panelists speaking at a public meeting in Kingston October 26 on the privatization of proposed replacement for St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital and the Providence Care Mental … Continue reading →