Tuesday December 24th 2013

Featured Articles

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Welcome to the Region 4 website. We in this Region are dedicated to the notion that communication, education and activism are vital components to a vibrant Union. With over 90 Locals and 20000 members , we are a powerful and united force within OPSEU.
The purpose of this site is to inform our members and the public of the great work being done by the front line OPSEU members that highlights the provincial forex trading governments compromise of public services in the region. We welcome all ideas and any feedback that will enhance our effectiveness. Members, Local Executives, Equity Committees, Caucuses and Area Councils are welcome to submit newsletters, position papers letters to the editors, community events, or any of their thoughts to their Board members for inclusion on this page.
Let's all work together to share the good news and hard work that makes this region strong. As we move forward together in solidarity, we will overcome and protect public services for the communities we represent.

In Solidarity,

Smokey, Dave and Chris

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Chris Cormier

Letter to the Toronto Star Editor: End of the “Austerity Era”

Dear Editor: When even the IMF is revising its hymn book to add a few verses trading about balancing austerity and cutbacks with spending you know we have reached the end of what we [Read More]

Educationals

REGION FOUR WEEK-LONG EDUCATIONAL – September 30 to October 4, 2013 Brockville Regional Office

TO: ALL LOCAL PRESIDENTS and L.E.C. MEMBERS IN REGION FOUR Re: REGION FOUR WEEK-LONG [Read More]

Upcoming Orientation for Local Presidents, October 2013

TO: All OPSEU Local Presidents RE: Upcoming Orientation for Local Presidents, October [Read More]

Basic Certification Training (Part 1)

June 4-7, 2013 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day   Pembroke REGISTER NOW – SAVE [Read More]

Dave Lundy

Letter to the Editor: Caring, integrity and respect

Letter to the Editor: Caring, integrity and respect

Caring, integrity and respect, Algonquin College’s core values, or so they say. A recent action by the Colleges Boards of Governors has proven that these words are not [Read More]

Videos

Screening in Perth: Made in the USA

Sisters and Brothers Please find attached a copy of our movie add/poster for the Perth [Read More]

NO FREE RIDE

Award-winning Canadian director Bruce McDonald is sending a message to Ontario PC leader [Read More]

Wealth Inequality in America

Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality [Read More]

Featured

Ottawa Area Council kicks off the Christmas Season with generous Donation

Ottawa Area Council kicks off the Christmas Season with generous Donation

  At the November 20th ODLC meeting,  OPSEU Area council Chair Chrissy Tremblay and Treasurer John Hanson donated 2 Bicycles to Operation Christmas Cheer. Receiving the bikes on behalf of the ODLC and Operation Christmas Cheer was Chase Robinson ODLC Young worker and [Read More]

Screening in Perth: Made in the USA

Screening in Perth: Made in the USA

Sisters and Brothers Please find attached a copy of our movie add/poster for the Perth town Hall presentation of “Made [Read More]

LOOKING FOR A HERO:  MALES AGED 17 to 35 NEEDED

LOOKING FOR A HERO: MALES AGED 17 to 35 NEEDED

Paediatric Community Programs BGH presents the “Get Swabbed” Event Brockville Collegiate Institute Friday, [Read More]

Harper Regime is set to lock Canada into another destructive secretive Free Trade Deal

Harper Regime is set to lock Canada into another destructive secretive Free Trade Deal

A deal which will cost this country untold billions in fines, lost opportunities and lost jobs. All to maximize the [Read More]

Recent Pictures

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Letter to the Editor

  • Letter to the Editor: Caring, integrity and respect

    Caring, integrity and respect, Algonquin College’s core values, or so they say. A recent action by the Colleges Boards of Governors has proven that these words are not worth the air it takes to deliver them. Once more Ottawa’s citizens and college students are being taught the fact that for all the top levels of [...]

  • Letter to the Editor: Utter fiscal incompetence

    Utter fiscal incompetence, moral bankruptcy, a total abdication of responsibility, election fraud, voter suppression, corruption and scandal, on a scale not seen in modern Canadian history. These are the hallmarks of the Harper Regime. Income inequality is exploding; there are record numbers of homeless people sleeping on our streets. Working full time, the minimum wage [...]

  • Letter to the Editor: In response to the Child Poverty article

    In response to Canada failing poor children, families years after vow to eradicate poverty: report Its time Canada had a guaranteed annual income that covered all Canadians to ensure that all of our citizens at least have some affordable measure of dignity! That would automatically help children because their parents would have more money for [...]