SEIU’s 2013 SMCN Fund-Raising Gala a roaring success!

On Saturday June 8, 2013, we held our 3rd Annual Multi-Faith& Community Network (SMCN) Fundraising Gala, at Steelworkers Banquet Hall in Mississauga to raise funds for community scholarships.

More than 300 attendees were treated to live performances by gospel singer Lorraine Harris, sketch comedy by Miracle Center Ministries, and performances by Chaundelle Parris and band "Why Blues"


A Good Day: walking a day in a PSW's shoes

Over 185,000 need homecare in Ontario everyday.

This is one of those days . . .

Watch as Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews "walks-a-day" in the life of SEIU Healthcare member and Personal Support Worker (PSW), Juliette Chestney, as she travels to and cares for her clients in Milton, Ontario.

Walk-a-Day is part of the Fulfilling the Promise campaign. For more information on the campaign click here.

Living Rock Food Bank Event

SEIU Healthcare Member Leaders in Action Committee make a donation of food and toiletries to the Living Rock Food Bank, Hamilton’s only youth-focused food bank. 


RPNs Lobby at Queen’s Park for Nursing Week

A group of 12 SEIU Healthcare RPNs participated in a lobby day at Queen's Park in Toronto to celebrate Nursing Week. The RPNs spoke with MPPs about important issues they face in the workplace.

SEIU Healthcare RPNs were invited to Queen's Park on Tuesday May 7th as guests of MPP Soo Wong. SEIU’s RPNs not only got to sit and watch the House of Commons in session but also met with many political figures to discuss the important role that RPN's play in Ontario's healthcare system.


SEIU Remembers: National Day of Mourning

Every year, on April 28, SEIU Healthcare marks the National Day of Mourning. We stand with thousands of labour activists across the country as we pause to pay respects to our Sisters and Brothers who were killed or injured at work. Though much progress has been made in workplace safety, workers continue to die on the job. Last year alone, 298 Canadians died at work. On April 28, join us as we remember. This is Nicole Rogers’ story.


Frontline staff take fight for healthcare to federal policy convention

SEIU Healthcare recently took its fight for healthcare to Montreal, where Canada's Official Opposition held a policy convention from April 12-14.

Frontline workers from across Ontario converged on Quebec to promote the cause of universal healthcare from the convention floor as well as in meetings with key federal New Democrat Members of Parliament, Niki Ashton (Churchill), NDP Health Critic, Libby Davies (Vancouver East), and leader, Thomas Mulcair (Outremont).