International Solidarity

February 10, 2015

“The Canadian government has made us proud many times for taking leading international stands for basic human decency and dignity, and we’re confident that it will do so again by strongly supporting the right to strike during next month’s ILO meeting," says NUPGE National President James Clancy.

February 4, 2015

Calls for clemency for Leonard Peltier are coming from Canada and the United States, and from around the world.

January 19, 2015

Amnesty International (Canada) has issued an urgent request regarding death threats made against activists in Colombia.

December 1, 2014

For World AIDS Day, December 1, the National Union continues to support the Bracelet of Hope campaign and urges others to do likewise.

November 27, 2014

Join the international campaign to force McDonald's to reinstate Gahyun Lee and respect labour rights. Send your message today

October 30, 2014

"Oxfam's report is a timely reminder that any real effort to end poverty has to confront the public policy choices that create and sustain inequality." — Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University, winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics.

October 16, 2014

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has provided a donation of $25,000 to international efforts to respond to the Ebola epidemic in Western Africa. Realizing that the crisis requires a greater response from the international community, NUPGE has called on the Conservative government to step up with more resources.

April 10, 2014

"The National Union is strongly committed to the campaign to win the release of the remaining members of the Cuban 5 who are unjustly held in U.S. prisons," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

August 2, 2013

"We have exciting work ahead, full of new conversations about how to make our country, our communities, our workplaces and our lives better. And we want you to continue to be part of it!" - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

April 24, 2012

Harper government trying to undermine sustainable development at UNCTAD conference in Doha today, say Canadian civil society organizations.