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2008-10-08 12:00:37

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2008) - The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is demanding the minister of health maintain a popular project to conduct community medical testing in 10 rural hospital labs -- and get to the bottom of who made the controversial decision to axe it. "All we have had is denials," said Warren (Smokey) Thomas, president of the 130,000-member public service union. "The project didn't terminate itself. This is such an obviously bad decision that everyone...

2008-08-19 15:00:22

FORT QU'APPELLE, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Aug. 19, 2008) - Today, the Honourable Tony Clement, Canada's Minister of Health, The Honourable Don McMorris, Saskatchewan Minister of Health, Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Chief Lawrence Joseph and Vice-Chief Guy Lonechild, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on First Nations Health and Well-Being. (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/pubs/ services/2008-sask-mou-pde/index-eng.php) The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will...

2008-07-01 21:00:19

Laurie Hawn, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Tony Clement, Federal Minister of Health, will make an important renewed funding announcement over the next five years, to the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI). Date: July 2, 2008 Time: 9:00 a.m. MDT Location: Sutton Place Hotel 10235 - 101 Street Rowand Suite Edmonton, Alberta Contacts: Health Canada Media Inquiries 613-957-2983 Office of the Honourable...

2008-06-20 12:00:47

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - Responding to today's appointment of David Caplan as Minister of Health, three of Ontario's largest health care unions are warning that they will fight any attempts by the new minister to privatize health care services. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) say the "minister of privatization" has just become the new minister of...

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