DECEMBER 1, 2009

Park Board defers vote on service cuts for public input

VANCOUVER—Vancouver Park Board voted on Tuesday night (Nov. 17) to defer a vote on service cuts to allow for more...

NOVEMBER 30, 2009

Paramedics refuse part in farce

VANCOUVER – CUPE 873 president John Strohmaier has told the provincial government that ambulance paramedics will not be taking part...

NOVEMBER 29, 2009

Ambulance Service withdraws ‘strike’ claim

VANCOUVER – The BC Ambulance Service has withdrawn its “illegal strike” claims against ambulance paramedics and their union, CUPE 873.After...

NOVEMBER 28, 2009

CUPE demands audit in wake of ‘Gold medal bonuses’

BURNABY— At a time when some local businesses have been forced to close and lay off staff because of transportation...

NOVEMBER 27, 2009

Paramedics legislation a shameful first

VICTORIA - The B.C. Liberals are legislating the province’s 3,500 striking ambulance paramedics “back to work” with the Ambulance Services...

NOVEMBER 21, 2009

CUPE launches campaign to stop library cuts

BURNABY—With the B.C. Liberal government announcing its budget on September 1, and cuts to operating grants for B.C.’s public libraries...