A Culture of Health

INVEST IN PARAMEDICS & AMBULANCE SYSTEM

Why not adjust budgets to better address the needs of emergency services? Lack of ambulance coverage is occurring all over the province. Wait times are increasing and response times are being affected. We need more ambulances on the road and funding for community paramedicine programs to help alleviate the strain on hospitals. Ambulance Paramedics are fundamental to saving lives. The government’s stated goal is to “improve ...more »

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Inclusive and Just Society

Overhaul the Interest Arbitration System to Benefit Communities, Not Individuals

Emergency services workers – police and firefighters – are valued municipal employees who ensure community health and safety in all Ontario municipalities. Because these essential workers are not allowed to strike, the collective bargaining process relies on arbitration to resolve differences if a settlement cannot be reached. Current inequities in interest arbitration cast a shadow over all collective bargaining with ...more »

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