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March 18, 2016 |
The Ontario government has proposed changes to standards for child care for infants and toddlers.

2.3 million people in Ontario cannot afford dental care

Each year there are about 59,000 visits to Ontario’s hospital Emergency Departments and 218,000 visits to doctors for dental pain and infection. But people can’t get treatment there, only painkillers. This costs our healthcare system at least $37 million/year, an expensive band- aid solution. This is not right.

The Liberal government has promised to provide the right health care at the right time in the right place. However, Ontarians have been waiting for 10 years for increased public dental coverage.  Demand that the government extend public dental programs to cover low income adults and seniors.

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March 1, 2016 |
The flipping of more than 450 Toronto-area school bus routes yesterday shows how unstable a system Ontario has for handing out such contracts, and will only get worse.
February 18, 2016 |
Ontario is heading into its ninth straight year of real-dollar cuts to public hospitals' global budgets. This is the longest stretch of hospital cuts since the inception of public health care.
February 3, 2016 |
Algonquin is one of at least three Ontario community colleges, including Niagara and Centennial, that have established campuses in Saudi Arabia to make up for government funding shortfalls.
January 22, 2016 |
Due to the provincial funding freeze hospitals are facing extremely challenging budget decisions. That kind of language is a euphemism for more service cuts.

Ontario's employment standards should apply to all workers

The Ontario government is currently undergoing a review of Employment Standards and Ontario Labour Relations Act through the Changing Workplaces Commission.

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January 13, 2016 |
Freelance workers face challenges with legal protection, recognition, compensation and rights over their work. Sign this petition and send a message to the Ontario government.
January 8, 2016 |
On December 16, management at the Rideau Carleton Raceway Slots locked out 124 of its workers. Here are eight things you should know about the current situation.
January 7, 2016 |
Algonquin College needs to get out of Saudi Arabia, and the Liberals need to give colleges the means to do their job: providing the education that will bring jobs and prosperity to the province.
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