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Health Care Assistant Day on October 18 celebrates the commitment and compassion you bring to your work every day. Today we want to acknowledge the kindness you provide under...
As we celebrate HEU Day this year, we’re reflecting on how the year has brought huge changes to our workplaces, our homes and our communities. From the very beginning of this...
HEU members in the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP) can register to attend the MPP AGM on October 15, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The MPP AGM is a chance for members to hear...
Orange Shirt Day is a national movement that brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the spirit of reconciliation to honour residential school survivors and their...
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit us all really hard – with more than 118,000 Canadians diagnosed with the virus, including almost 9,000 deaths, mostly in seniors’ care. Under Dr...
It’s no secret I’m a very social person and I speak from my heart. That’s why this COVID-19 pandemic is exceptionally challenging for me. We have lost our one-on-one, person-to...
I won’t forget March 7. That day, I learned that a resident at Lynn Valley Care Centre had COVID-19. I knew the workers would be scared. And I knew that day marked a turning point...
When farms in British Columbia, Ontario and Alberta became hotspots for COVID-19 outbreaks, it brought to light the unsafe and precarious working conditions of migrant farmworkers...
Indigenous communities in B.C. were among the first to spring into action when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Recognizing the massive risks the virus could bring to isolated, under...
The pandemic has put many pressures on the mental health of frontline workers -- from fears of contracting COVID- 19 at work and infecting loved ones at home, to workplace changes...