Ontario Public Service Employees Union members, including those from OPSEU Local 735 here, hit the streets yesterday leafleting cars and businesses to promote their “Equal Pay for Equal Work” campaign.
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The Northwest Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce the ratification of the collective agreement between the board and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).
The agreement is in keeping with the Provincial Discussion Table (PDT) agreement and is for a four-year term (Sept. 1, 2008 to Aug. 31, 2012).
Coinciding with Louis Riel Day, the Métis Nation of Ontario held its 2008 special presidents’ meeting/annual general assembly Nov. 16-18 in Toronto.
The conference brought together more than 250 Métis leaders and members from across the province for meetings, ceremonies, and Métis cultural events, including Clint Calder, president of the local Sunset Country Métis Council.
As town council and management begin rolling up their sleeves on the 2009 municipal budget process, one major factor will be a loss of tax revenue from the local mill thanks to the property reassessment announced last month by the Municipal Property Assessment Corp.
Billed as the man who united the right, now Prime Minister Stephen Harper also has helped unite the left as opposition parties have joined together to battle over who will be governing the country through the current economic turmoil.
The debate around renewed funding for the Rainy River District Substance Abuse Prevention Team is heating up.
Last week, the local program was granted an extension until Dec. 5 to secure letters of support from the community, as well as signatures on a petition backing it.
FORT FRANCES—The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce acclaimed three new directors at its annual general membership meeting here Tuesday, but continues to look for more to round out its board vacancies.
“We actually still have three spots available, so we’re going to continue to work on that between now and our Dec. 16 meeting,” Chamber manager Dawn Booth noted Wednesday.
Licensed commercial pilots who drive planes full of passengers and young soldiers who drive armoured tanks around Afghanistan won’t be able to drive their friends to hockey practice in Ontario under proposed Liberal legislation, Opposition leader Bob Runciman said Monday.
AbitibiBowater recently marked its one-year anniversary, celebrating the formation of one of the largest publicly-traded paper and forest products companies in the world.
The merger has allowed the company to become a more dynamic, competitive, and sustainable organization in today’s challenging business reality.
The Northwest Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce the ratification of the collective agreement between the board and the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association occasional teachers.
The agreement is in keeping with the provincial discussion table agreement and is for a four-year term, from Sept. 1, 2008 to Aug. 31, 2012.