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Hospital workers rally against cuts

Local health care workers recently took a stand against the Progressive Conservative government's restructuring, centralization, and reduced funding of health care services.

Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) rallied outside of La Verendrye Hospital yesterday in defence of public health.

School board passes budget, cuts 38 jobs

The Rainy River District School Board has a balanced budget for 2019-2020, but it comes with a hefty human price tag.

In a press release from the board released last Wednesday, the RRDSB said it would be eliminating 37.73 FTE (full-time equivalency) of staff due to changes in the education budget from the provincial government, as well as a decline in student enrollment.

Riverside welcomes new board

Riverside Health Care welcomes a new member to the board of directors and announces its officers.

On Tuesday, June 25, Riverside Health Care held its annual general meeting (AGM) of the corporation.

At that time, one vacancy on the board of directors was filled. Joining the board for the first time is Kathy Lampi for a one-year term.