Time to triple government funding for provincial parks
June 28, 2007 OPSEU is calling on the McGuinty government to triple its
funding for Ontario’s provincial parks.
December 14, 2006 Legislative Assembly of Ontario
OPSEU In The News
May 10, 2007 Murdoch slams cuts in MNR budget
May 4, 2007 OPSEU starts "Save the MNR" campaign
May 4, 2007 OPSEU wants to save MNR
April 30, 2007 Keeping up on healthy living
April 26, 2007 Locals not surprised by MNR, MOE findings; Ministries
cut to point they can't do jobs, Environmental Commissioner finds.
April 25, 2007 Underfunded, overworked; Report
details province's short-changing of ministries
April 25, 2007 Ontario giving polluters free ride -
Lacks the staff to enforce laws
April 25, 2007
Miller's report opens eyes
April 25, 2007 Cuts could lead to catastrophe; Erosion of
funding to ministries risks health, ecosystem - report
April 24, 2007 Earthroots, North Bay MNR union rep
respond to environment commissioner's special report .
March 21, 2007 Save our resources and our
March 21, 2007 MNR officers stuck doing desk duty
March 14, 2007 Letter to the Editor - Hélène Scott,
President OPSEU Local 611 - Wawa -
March 8, 2007 Truth a casualty in MNR debate
7 mars 2007 Les employés du MRN à Hearst lancent une
campagne retour-bouteilles more....
February 19, 2007 Another call for conservation
February 2, 2007 Union grills up funds for MNR; OPSEU
barbecue attempts to get province to halt staff cuts
February 1, 2007 Ontario Out of Doors: Cookies for
conservation .pdf more...
December 18, 2006 Fill it up: MNR staffers work hard for
gas money more...
December 14, 2006 Union bake sale aims to help MNR
December 14, 2006 Union bake sale helping MNR
December 14, 2006 Union locals hold bake sales to raise
funds for MNR more...
December 14, 2006 MNR could use a raise
November 30, 2006 MPP says cuts hurt MNR
November 27, 2006 Minister defends Conservation Officers
November 23, 2006 More conservation officers needed: Fort
Erie (View The Municipal Corporation of the Town of Fort Erie
Resolution and Minutes)
November 16, 2006 Listen to CBC Radio One - MNR Protest
OPSEU News Releases
Owen Sound MNR employees to host fund raising barbeque
May 3, 2007 Due to years of government cut-backs and underfunding,
local Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) employees will be holding
a barbeque to raise much needed funds.
Environmental Commissioner’s report echoes OPSEU’s call to
rebuild the MNR and MOE
Apr 24, 2007 Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner today released a
scathing report that documents dramatic under funding and job losses at the
Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ministry of the Environment.
December 13, 2006 Union locals hold bake sales to raise funds
13 décembre 2006
Ventes de patisseries pour aider le Ministère des Richesses
November 16, 2006 Day of Action protests cuts to "Ministry of No Resources."
October 10, 2006 Fish and wildlife enforcement stats to drop sharply for 2006-07, union says.
October 6, 2006 Wounded MNR limps into hunting season, too weak to enforce game lawsuits.
August 18, 2006 Ontario park visitors pay more to get less, MNR report shows
July 27, 2006
Liberals flog Pepsi to elementary school kids on Ontario Parks web
July 13, 2006
Message from OPSEU President Leah Casselman - Summer fun marred by
cuts to parks.
June 30, 2006
Saveontarioparks.ca joins the fight against provincial park cuts.
June 2, 2006
McGuinty government slashes provincial park staffing by 19 per cent.