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Zahra and her son Zain

On domestic violence and our sister Zahra Abdille

A message from CUPE Local 79 President Tim Maguire about slain Local 79 member Zahra Mohamoud Abdille.


Tim Maguire acclaimed to second term as Local 79 President

Tim Maguire has been acclaimed to a second three-year term as President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 79


Street sweeper fiasco shows folly of cutbacks, contracting out

Media reports of malfunctioning street sweepers spewing dust and debris into the air are not surprising to the members of Local 79

Prevention Serives

Toronto’s top doctor & Local 79 urge province not to cut 15,000 kids from preventive dental care program

On August 18th, 2014, the Toronto Board of Health heard a presentation by CUPE Local 79 and reviewed a new report by the Medical Officer of Health