OPSEU Diablogue: Kingston psychiatric hospital sheds about a fifth of its workforce to cope with $6 million cut

KINGSTON – Facing $6 million in budget cuts, Providence Care is telling staff today of one of the biggest job losses in the history of the former Kingston Psychiatric hospital. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union has been told the … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Braving the bitter cold for mental health

About 80 mental health workers and their supporters braved the bitter cold February 1 to raise concerns about the impact of cuts on Providence Care Mental Health Centre in Kingston. While both Federal and Provincial governments have made promises about … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Friday Kingston mental health workers to highlight volatile situation brought on by cuts

The formal recommendations around addressing the challenges of mental health always seem to get it right. So why is it that we never get beyond the nice words from politicians who claim to understand? This Friday mental health professionals and … Continue reading →