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CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions ZOOM media conference

CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions ZOOM media conference

Event Information

04/17/2020 @ 10:30 AM
04/17/2020
Toronto, Ontario

CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions President Michael Hurley and CUPE Ontario secretary-treasurer Candace Rennick will hold a live ZOOM media conference tomorrow (Friday) at 10:30 a.m. Darlene (not her real name) will talk about her challenging experiences and those of her co-workers disinfecting rooms in a hospital with a COVID-19 outbreak.

Ontario health workers hold minute of silence for cleaner who died from COVID19, health workers with the virus,those we care for

Ontario health workers hold minute of silence for cleaner who died from COVID19, health workers with the virus,those we care for

Across Ontario on Friday, April 17, at 11 a.m., tens of thousands of long-term care and hospital workers will stand silently in their workplace for a minute of silence for the Brampton hospital cleaner who died of COVID-19.

TORONTO, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/–Across Ontario tomorrow (Friday, April 17) at 11 a.m. tens of thousands of long-term care and hospital workers will stand silently in their workplace for a minute of silence for the Brampton hospital cleaner who died of COVID-19.

Published on Wed, 04/15/2020 by BioTalent Canada

Canadian Biotech Talent at the Forefront of the COVID-19 Crisis

Canadian Biotech Talent at the Forefront of the COVID-19 Crisis

While people around the world and in Canada remain in physical isolation to flatten the curve, Canadian biotech companies are working tirelessly to mitigate the impact of the current pandemic.

OTTAWA, Ontario--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--BioTalent Canada is highlighting and supporting the efforts of the Canadian biotech sector in the wake of COVID-19. While people around the world and in Canada remain in physical isolation to flatten the curve, Canadian biotech companies are working tirelessly to mitigate the impact of the current pandemic.

Published on Wed, 04/15/2020 by Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

Accounting for Bravery: Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Offer Support for Frontline Healthcare Workers

Accounting for Bravery: Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Offer Support for Frontline Healthcare Workers

TORONTO--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--Today, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) announced the launch of its Accounting for Bravery initiative. This exciting new program brings together CPAs from across the province to support frontline healthcare professionals by offering to prepare their tax returns, free of charge.

Published on Thu, 04/02/2020 by Klick Health

Intubation Box Donations to Help Protect Toronto Hospitals from COVID-19

Intubation Box Donations to Help Protect Toronto Hospitals from COVID-19

Humber River Hospital and Klick Health collaboration to give hospitals across city an extra line of defense against virus

Published on Fri, 03/27/2020 by LifeSciences BC

LifeSciences BC Call to Action - COVID-19; All BC Medical Suppliers, Manufactures and Laboratories

LifeSciences BC Call to Action - COVID-19; All BC Medical Suppliers, Manufactures and Laboratories

BC Life Science Community Call to Action - COVID-19 Medical Supplies for the Front Line

VANCOUVER, BC --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- As COVID-19 places a strain on urgent patient care and therapeutic treatments, a critical need has developed for medical supplies that are indispensable on the front line. To address this crucial need, LifeSciences BC has taken on the role of identifying, creating and collecting medical equipment to enable dispensing of vital patient care treatment without interruption.

Published on Thu, 03/19/2020 by Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada

Safety in Schools Awards 100,000th Workplace Safety Training Certificate Through High School Program

Safety in Schools Awards 100,000th Workplace Safety Training Certificate Through High School Program

With its founding partners – ComplyWorks Ltd. and SWIFT Learning, Safety in Schools was able to provide the infrastructure and support needed to successfully launch and run the safety education and training program within the high school curriculum.

CALGARY, Alberta —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— Safety in Schools, a Calgary-based non-profit organization, announced today they have awarded their 100,000th workplace safety certificate, reaching a huge milestone within high schools across Western Canada and confirming their commitment to the education and safety of young workers.

Published on Thu, 03/19/2020 by The Mindful Boomer

The Boomer Generation is coming into its dying time. But in a death-phobic society, where to go for answers?

The Boomer Generation is coming into its dying time. But in a death-phobic society, where to go for answers?

TORONTO, Ontario —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— The Boomer Generation is coming into its dying time. But in a death-phobic society, what to do with the discomfort that often arises?

Psychotherapist Nancy Leach has some suggestions to help navigate the issue no one wants to talk about.

Published on Tue, 03/10/2020 by Canadian Union of Public Employees

Durham Region paramedics highlight ambulance shortages and call for real investment in paramedic services

Durham Region paramedics highlight ambulance shortages and call for real investment in paramedic services

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