News Releases

14 February 2024

After 21 months without a contract, developmental service workers deliver super-majority petition demanding a fair deal from Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley

PEMBROKE, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– Developmental service work is meaningful and essential – but it […]
13 February 2024

“We wanted the township to hear us at the meeting but they’ll hear our voices anyway”: Black River-Matheson council meeting cancelled ahead of solidarity caravan of Toronto municipal workers

BLACK RIVER-MATHESON, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– Dozens of municipal workers from Toronto, members of CUPE […]
7 February 2024

New numeracy program aims to help Canadians build much-needed math skills

TORONTO, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– National literacy organization ABC Life Literacy Canada today announced the […]
7 February 2024

Un nouveau programme d’introduction au calcul cherche à aider les Canadiennes et Canadiens à acquérir des compétences indispensables en mathématiques

TORONTO, ON –(HEBDO-PRESSE)– L’organisme national d’alphabétisation ABC Alpha pour la vie Canada a […]
5 February 2024

CUPE members at Huron Perth Public Health in conciliation after nearly three years of bargaining

HURON PERTH, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– After nearly three years of contract talks and still […]
29 January 2024

Developmental service workers deliver super-majority petition, push back against forced overtime

ESSEX, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– Amanda Hodgkins had been working at Community Living Essex County […]
25 January 2024

Kitchener Public Library workers join CUPE

KITCHENER, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– In a strong vote on Wednesday, staff at the Kitchener […]
24 January 2024

Rescue 7 Joins Pickleball Canada to Help Save Lives and Further Health and Safety

MARKHAM, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– Rescue 7 Inc., a leading national health and safety training […]
24 January 2024

Nominations Are Now Open for the 16th Annual Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards, Presented by Western Union

Bringing people and communities together by celebrating diverse stories TORONTO, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– With 1.5 […]
23 January 2024

Breathe easy: doctors share tips to protect your health at home

MATTE ARTICLE WORD COUNT: 838 words Click here for photos Taking steps to […]
22 January 2024

“We won’t be forced into a contract. We’ll go on strike instead”: Black River-Matheson municipal workers now on strike

MATHESON, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– After being locked out for 15 weeks, Black River-Matheson municipal […]
19 January 2024

“We overwhelmingly rejected an offer forced on us”: Locked out Black River-Matheson municipal workers continue to fight for better wages for all

BLACK RIVER-MATHESON, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– Locked out Black River-Matheson municipal workers have overwhelmingly rejected […]
18 January 2024

Organizations across Canada celebrate 25 years of Family Literacy Day

TORONTO, ON  –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– On January 27, 2024, families, libraries and literacy groups will […]
18 January 2024

Aux quatre coins du Canada, les organismes célèbrent les 25 ans de la Journée de l’alphabétisation familiale

TORONTO, ON –(HEBDO-PRESSE)– Le 27 janvier 2024, des familles, des bibliothèques et des groupes de littératie […]
17 January 2024

Shortage of placements for youth means they can end up in hotels, increasing risk for all involved

BELLEVILLE, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– With limited foster homes available, Highland Shores Children’s Aid (HSCA) […]
16 January 2024

“We won’t be forced to accept an offer that only takes us backwards”: Locked out Black River-Matheson municipal workers

BLACK RIVER-MATHESON, ON –(COMMUNITYWIRE)– In the 14th week of a strike, the Town […]
11 January 2024

Digital literacy program helps build learner confidence

TORONTO, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) is pleased to announce its […]
11 January 2024

Le programme de littératie numérique contribue à accroître la confiance des apprenants

TORONTO, ON –/HEBDO-PRESSE/– ABC Alpha pour la vie Canada se réjouit d’annoncer le […]
9 January 2024

“St. Catharines’ forestry must remain public”: Forestry workers set to fill council in opposition to the threat of job cuts

ST. CATHARINES, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– With the Mayor of St. Catharines presenting a budget […]
8 January 2024

88% of Northern Ontario hospital workers not confident about Ford government’s health sector plan, 49% considering leaving: new poll

NORTH BAY, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– A new poll paints a grim picture about the […]