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APRIL 14, 2010

Solidarity and strong leadership at CUPE national convention

BURNABY-CUPE’s 24th national convention concluded in Montreal on October 9. About 2,500 delegates and staff worked hard, debated with passion...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Catalyst Paper loss in court a victory for communities

BURNABY—Justice Peter Voith dismissed Catalyst Paper’s suit against four coastal communities today. The corporation had refused to pay their assessed...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Ambulance Paramedic Convention Starts Monday

RICHMOND—More than 200 delegates from across B.C. are expected to attend the annual convention of the Ambulance Paramedics of BC,...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Meeting of minds in the Kootenays

CRESTON—CUPE BC general vice-presidents Deb Taylor and Paul Faoro, along with regional and area office staff, travelled to the southeastern...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Paramedics support executive, return incumbents

RICHMOND—CUPE 873, Ambulance Paramedics of BC, gave a strong endorsement to their Executive Committee by returning all incumbents.“This is a...

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APRIL 14, 2010

BC Liberals’ spending and tax cuts ‘a costly mistake’

Pre-budget submission by CUPE BC calls on gov’t to restore funding for public servicesBURNABY—The BC Liberal government’s decision to cut...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Taxpayers and elected officials overdue to talk about sewage treatment business case

VICTORIA – It’s past time for some public discussion about how sewage treatment will be financed and managed.A report to...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Paramedics point to Olympic disparity

WHISTLER – Unlike many B.C. residents, visiting Olympic athletes get more than a skeleton crew when it comes to ambulance...

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APRIL 14, 2010

Joel Bakan urges CUPE to keep protecting public education

VANCOUVER – Conference participants were on their feet more than once during the opening night of CUPE BC’s Champions for...