Ministry of Natural Resources
November 7, 2013 The announced layoff of 34
seasonal firefighters leaves many unanswered questions as to how well the MNR
can respond in the event of fire emergencies in the north and east.
August 13, 2013 IThe implementation of a restructuring plan announced
today by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources will require close monitoring
to ensure that staff do not suffer job losses, says the president of the Ontario
Public Service Employees Union.
September 28, 2012 In his latest attack on public services Finance
Minister Dwight Duncan had delivered even more cuts to a beleaguered Ministry of
Natural Resources more...
May 24, 2012 (TORONTO) - With cuts to emergency
information staff, Ontario could be headed for it's own firestorm such as
British Columbia had in 2003 with unprecedented forest fire damage, says the
Ontario Public Service Employees Union.
May 23, 2012 (TORONTO) – Ontario won’t have the staff for smooth, quick evacuations during forest fires
and other emergencies if the Ministry of Natural Resources goes ahead with plans to close offices and lay off workers,
says the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.
May 7, 2012 Campers and residents in most of Ontario face
greater danger with bears this year because the Ontario government has cut by
more than half the number of staff trained to deal with bears that threaten
people’s safety. more...
august 18, 2011 Ministry of Natural Resources Wardens
volunteered their time to give kids the trip of a lifetime and a new
appreciation of the natural wonders that can be found in Ontario.
July 21, 2011 OPSEU President Smokey Thomas pays tribute to more than 1,500 MNR union members fighting fires and conducting rescues in northern Ontario
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