STF considers next move after conciliation talks fail with government

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) is considering its next steps after conciliation talks for a new contract failed. Related News STF president Patrick Maze said no progress was made during the four days spent in conciliation between the Teachers’ Bargaining…

Ford says his patience with Ontario teachers’ unions will only last for so long

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 24, 2020 10:38 am Updated January 24, 2020 10:58 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Premier Doug Ford says “there is…

‘Retailers are funding our lockout’: Unifor erects third blockade around Co-op retailer

At 4 a.m. Thursday morning, members of Unifor 594 put up fences around the Sherwood Co-op Home Centre and Gas Bar in Regina. Located at Winnipeg Street and Ninth Avenue, the blockade is their third since the workers at the…

Alberta arbitration outcomes result in no wage increases in cases involving ATA and UNA

Finance Minister Travis Toews says rulings made in a pair of arbitration cases involving the Alberta Teachers’ Association and the United Nurses of Alberta “reflect the current economic realities in the province.” Toews issued a news release late Friday afternoon…

Alberta health minister to plan meeting with HSAA after union criticizes lack of contact

Hours after the union took to social media to call the province’s health minister out for refusing to meet with them, a spokesperson for Tyler Shandro said his team will reach out to the Health Sciences Association of Alberta to…

‘I’m scared’: Expectant mother worries about Campbellton hospital birth delivery services

An expectant mother in Campbellton says she’s concerned she’ll be forced to drive an hour away to give birth. “You’re supposed to be excited and looking forward to this day,” Katherine Boutin says, as she prepares to possibly travel when…

Sask. Trucking Association demands ‘respect for truck drivers’ at Co-op Refinery

The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) says its members have been held at the Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) and that they have experienced harassment from picketing union members amid an ongoing labour dispute at the facility. “Drivers are being detained within…

Regina Co-op Refinery workers vote almost unanimously to strike if necessary

Regina Co-op Refinery workers voted 97.3 per cent in favour of strike action, if necessary, as the union representing them said Tuesday its position on pensions has not changed since mediation broke down on Nov. 12. “We are pleased but…