Conservative government’s CPP proposal a smoke and mirrors scheme

“Minister’s Oliver’s CPP announcement has to be seen for what it really is, a feeble attempt by the Conservative government to blunt the repeated calls for CPP reform.  Canadians will not be fooled by such a sham.  — Larry Brown, NUPGE National Secretary-Treasurer

Commentary by Larry Brown, National Secretary-Treasurer, National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE).

Full steam ahead for Newfoundland and Labrador government's privatization agenda

"Now the privatization target is painted on long-term care: public private partnerships and offloading of public long-term care beds onto the private system. What’s next?” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President-elect

St. John's (27 May 2015) — Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE) President (elect) Jerry Earle is expressing his concern and frustration about statements made last week by Minister of Health and Community Services Steve Kent  regarding further privatization of long-term care.

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