Canadian Union of Public Employees

With 570,000 members across Canada, CUPE represents workers in health care, education, municipalities, libraries, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services and airlines.

In cahoots
Jul 25, 2002

Electrical Standoff

Ontario's North Bay Hydro wants to eliminate benefits that workers have enjoyed for as long as anyone remembers. In response, members of CUPE 72 have been on strike since July 4. And after two weeks
In cahoots
Jul 4, 2002

Mammoth Strike Grips Toronto

Toronto awoke this morning to the largest municipal strike in Canadian history. At midnight, more than 15,000 "inside" city workers set up picket lines — in solidarity with the 6,800 "outside" w
In cahoots
Jun 13, 2002

Hydro Reprieve a "Scam"

Ontario Premier Ernie Eves says he's dropped plans to sell off Hydro One, the province's transmission utility. A legal challenge by two unions helped force that decision. But today one of those union


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