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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...
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
Guardian: Government orders review of seniors' care staffing
The growing crisis in seniors’ care isn’t new. But after a week of sustained pressure in the media and the legislature in mid-April, B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake has ordered a r...
May 24, 2016
Guardian: Domestic violence is a workplace issue
We’ve known for a long time about the devastating impact of domestic violence on women and families. But until recently, researchers had not looked into its effects on the workplac...
May 22, 2016
Guardian: Ottawa to launch national inquiry
After years of public pressure and political debate, the federal government announced in early December that it would launch a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous...
May 21, 2016
Let's put British Columbians first
I don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough of attacks on public and social services over the past decade and a half under the BC Liberals. For nearly 16 years, the Gordon Campbell...
May 8, 2017
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
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