Women's Issues

28 Nov 2014

Survey finds disturbing results about domestic violence and its effects in the workplace.

04 Nov 2014

Women make up half the population, represent 47% of the Canadian labour force, and 52% of voters in the last federal election. Yet in the last federal leaders’ debates the word women was barely mentioned. It’s time for a national conversation about building a Canada that works for women.

03 Oct 2014

Please join the National Union as we work to raise awareness of the need to take immediate action on this issue.

29 Oct 2013

The theme for this year's Appreciation Day is Let's Rethink Child Care. Together We Can Make It Better.

07 Oct 2013

 Women 4 Change focuses on urging governments to invest in, not cut, services that improve women’s lives such as child care, elder care, health care and education. 

11 Jul 2013

"Without a significant investment of political, financial, and human resources, we will see levels of violence against women continue to remain at the current level. Canada can do better." - Kate McInturff, CCPA.

07 Feb 2013

"Hopefully it will be a wakeup call as well for all levels of government to ensure that public policies on issues such as child care and elder care are a priority.” - James Clancy, National President

04 Oct 2012

"To make a difference, Canadians need to pressure our government to take on the issue of income inequality head-on." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

30 Aug 2012

This Labour Day in 2012, NUPGE celebrates the legacy of those who came before us and we commit to continue the fight for fairness.

27 Jun 2012

Women’s empowerment and gender equality are fundamental to healthy societies and economies, and sustainable development.

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