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BC Liberals fail to protect vulnerable kids in government care
It was hard to control my emotions. For nearly 30 minutes, I listened to Stephanie Cadieux, the BC Liberals’ minister of children and family development, repeatedly duck questions...
May 7, 2017
The outcome of this election is pivotal
On May 9, HEU members have a critical choice to make. For almost 16 years, we’ve borne the brunt of this government’s devastating fixation on privatization and constant restructuri...
May 6, 2017
How voting looks around the world
Voting in an election is a democratic right that citizens in most countries have fought hard to achieve. With B.C.’s provincial election on the horizon, Coffee Break looks at votin...
May 5, 2017
HEU members mobilize for provincial election
HEU members are getting involved in B.C.’s May 9 election like never before. And the timing couldn’t be better. “I want to be there to change the government,” says Troy Duperreault...
May 4, 2017
Meet the NDP’s John Horgan
John Horgan is no stranger to many HEU members. He’s delivered powerful speeches to two HEU conventions with his signature style – landing jokes and bringing members to their feet...
May 3, 2017
Care Can’t Wait t-shirt day – Monday, April 10
For the past several months, HEU members have been campaigning hard though the union's Care Can't Wait campaign to improve the deteriorating working conditions in seniors' care. UP...
CUPE National's Health and Safety Award
HEU members are well aware that health care workers have one of the highest injury rates of all occupations. According to WorkSafeBC’s October 2016 stats, there were 145,803 worker...
March 22, 2017
HEU equity conference coming this spring
HEU’s 2017 Equity Conference will take place May 30 to June 1 at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency Hotel. Under the theme – Rising Together: Roots, Struggle, Strength – conference particip...
March 14, 2017
Selina Robinson on seniors’ care
The BC NDP opposition critic on seniors, Selina Robinson, sat down with the Guardian to talk about the state of residential care and what it means for seniors and the HEU members w...
January 9, 2017
Did you get your flu shot?
Besides rain, snow and frigid temperatures, the winter months also bring influenza season, usually from late November to the end of March. According to Canada’s Public Health Agenc...
December 14, 2016