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  • Number of patients in Calgary and Montra006c who died of C. difficile infections where poor sanitation was a leading cause of transmission: 139
  • Average increase of Ontario hospital CEO salaries since 2002: 18.3%.
  • Pay increase over four years that Ontario doctors rejected: 24%
  • Increase in hospital cleaners’ hourly wage since 2002: 6%
  • Number of hourly paid positions cut from Ontario hospitals since 1994: 12,000
  • Number of managers added: 10,000
  • Number of CUPE Ontario hospital cleaners infected by SARS:14
  • Number of minutes required to clean and disinfect a contagion-infested room: 85
  • Number of minutes allotted to cleaning hospital rooms by privatized contractors in BC: classified