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Outcry from families, CUPE and the NDP over closure of Lutheran Care Home

Outcry from families, CUPE and the NDP over closure of Lutheran Care Home

Oct 4, 2023 | 9:39pm
Last month Eden Community Care Homes announced closure of the Regina Lutheran Home. Now 62 residents and more than 100 staff members have an uncertain future. Both Val Schalme’s father and brother are at the home and the closure has her concerned. “My father has dementia. As do many of the residents there. Change like this […]

Provincial Government showing little to no progress with campaign promise to hire CCAs

Apr 6, 2023 | 3:09pm

CUPE is calling out the Sask. Party  Government on showing close to no progress in hiring hundreds of Continuing Care Assistants. The promise was made during their 2020 re-election campaign. Numbers revealed by the Minister for Seniors show that almost no progress has been made in nearly three years. “These numbers prove what our members […]

Dueling protests gather at Legislature as COVID-19 cases surge in Saskatchewan

Sep 9, 2021 | 6:48pm

Dozens of people gathered at the Saskatchewan Legislature Thursday to demand the government enact more COVID-19 measures as cases rise across the province, while others continue to push against them The province recently recorded its highest daily total of cases since January, when vaccinations just started becoming available. Brenda, one of the many concerned residents […]

Seniors’ Summit focuses on solutions for long-term senior care in Sask.

Nov 24, 2019 | 10:30am

People from Regina and across the province participated in the Seniors’ Summit on Saturday afternoon to have a discussion on pressing issues in seniors health care in Saskatchewan. Health care workers, family members, researchers and others gathered at the mâmawêyatitân centre in Regina. Hosted by CUPE 5430, the event offered participants a chance to gather information […]