Author: opseu101

  • Red Dress Day – May 5th, 2024

    Red Dress Day was inspired in 2010 by Métis artist Jamie Black based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She hung hundreds of empty red dresses in public places to represent missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and to bring awareness to the issue. On May 5th, people all across Canada will try to give a voice…

  • National Day of Mourning – April 28, 2024

    April 28, 2024 is the National Day of Mourning for workers injured, killed, or made ill by hazardous work. The date of April 28th was chosen to reflect the anniversary of the day Ontario passed the Workers’ Compensation Act in 1914.On April 28, join one of the hundreds of ceremonies across the country, light your own…

  • Black History Month 2024 – Resilience! Moving Forward

    (reposted from opseu.org) This year, we celebrate Black History Month with a focus on the theme “Resilience! Moving Forward” as we work towards a future free from anti-Black racism. The discrimination and oppression of Black peoples of African descent in Canada is often whitewashed and sanitized. Slavery was legal and practiced in Canada until it was…

  • Important Info for Members – November 8th, 2023

    Hello OPSEU Local 101 members, Ensure your personal email address is updated with us: We are posting some updates here on our website that were recently sent out by email. If you did not receive any of our recents emails it is likely due to your work email being the one listed with us. Please…

  • Happy MRT Week! – November 5th to 11th, 2023

    OPSEU Local 101 is proud to celebrate MRT Week! This is an annual celebration of the essential role that medical radiation technologists play in the healthcare system. MRTs deliver professional imaging and radiation-related treatment services with a caring touch, allowing patients to fully benefit from the latest in medical diagnostic and treatment technology. Thank you…

  • OPSEU local 101 recognizes Spiritual Care Week Oct 22-28th

    OPSEU Local 101 is proud to celebrate its team of chaplains. These passionate professionals are important members of our team, supporting patients through difficult spiritual and emotional challenges. The integration of spiritual care and emotional support with mental health care increases the healing and peace that individuals seek and leads to a fuller and more…

  • Happy Respiratory Therapist Week Oct 22-28th!

    OPSEU Local 101 is proud to celebrate our dedicated team of Respiratory Therapists this week!  We would like to say to them, and all RTs across the country, that we recognize and appreciate the crucial role you play in our health care system every day. We can all breathe easier with Respiratory Therapists on our…

  • Happy Occupational Therapy Month!

    OPSEU Local 101 would like to honour our Occupational Therapist members this month! Let’s recognize the important work occupational therapists do in helping Canadians overcome physical, mental and cognitive barriers. With the help of OTs, Canadians can participate fully in the activities that mean the most to them. Learn more about the Occupational Therapist profession…

  • Orange Shirt Day/National Day for Truth & Reconciliation – Sept 30th

    September 30th is Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to honour the survivors of the residential school system including those who did not make it home. We also take time to reflect, remember and recognize the ongoing effects of intergenerational trauma while recommitting ourselves to our responsibility to…

  • Happy Labour Day!

    Do you know the history of Labour Day? Now a days we think of Labour Day as the last long weekend of the summer, a chance to get kids ready for school and perhaps welcome the cooler fall weather. We often forget about the history of Labour Day and its origins in Canada’s unions and…