Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Wages remain an issue for nurses with the Northwest Community Care Access Centre. The members of the Ontario Nurses Association recently accepted a new contract, but President Linda Haslam-Stroud says salaries aren't where they should be. Haslam-Stroud says the new deal does follow some wage scales of another northern C-C-A-C.
Northwestern Ontario concerns are being highlighted in the Ontario Legislature Wednesday. NDP leader Andrea Horwath is using her turn on Opposition Day to bring them up. Top on Horwath's list is the forest tenure hearings.
The Prime Minister's security is beefed up for his campaign tour. The RCMP contingent looking after his security has come equipped with a bomb sniffing dog. Nash was used to screen local reporters who were covering Harper's visit. She'll be retiring after her farewell tour.