Local 79 responds to Children’s Services Report

Local 79 President Tim Maguire’s submission to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on new Provincial funding for child care and response to the Provincial Discussion Paper on Modernizing Child Care.

Help Save Peel child Care

President Tim Maguire asks Local 79 members in Peel Region to take action on the closing of 12 child care centres and the elimination of over 850 child care spaces in Peel.

Join Local 79 in supporting the United Way

Dear Local 79 Sisters and Brothers, Local 79 members working with the many diverse communities that make our city so vibrant and unique, know how important the United Way is to residents of Toronto. United Way Toronto is the only major funding organization that delivers significant core operating support to social service agencies. These community […]

Slashing Youth Outreach Workers Program undermines health of City’s future

The following letter was presented to the City’s Budget Committee as a deputation by CUPE Local 79’s President Tim Maguire. In it, Maguire questions the City’s foresight in cutting the Youth Outreach Workers program, saying we should be looking back at the City’s history to properly understand the implications of these cuts.