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“Canada’s blood supply continues to be threatened by pay-for-plasma private clinics. The theme for this year's World Blood Donor Day is "Donating blood is an act of solidarity." NUPGE stands in solidarity with Canada's voluntary blood donor system and calls on governments to ban paid plasma. We must not repeat the mistakes of the tainted- blood scandal, which allowed profit to devastate our blood supply.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2022-06-13)Read more

"It can feel hard to celebrate when we’re in the midst of a climate crisis. We have come a long way when it comes to public awareness and support for climate action, to be sure, but we aren’t yet where we need to be." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President 

(2022-06-06)Read more

“Canada has done some great things for 2SLGBTQIA+ people, like passing Bill C-4. But there’s still work to be done. NUPGE will continue to stand in solidarity with 2SLGBTQIA+ people and push for equality for all.” — Bert Blundon, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

(2022-05-31)Read more

While people around the world are struggling with food and energy costs, the billionaires with large holdings in food and energy companies are wealthier than ever.

(2022-05-26)Read more

Hundreds expected to demand Paid Sick Days for all Alberta Workers at today’s legislature rally hosted by Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE).

(2022-05-25)Read more

“Having so many vacancies in Support classifications left our members working long hours with few days off during the worst of the pandemic. Folks may be able to dig deep to manage staff shortages during an emergency, but the ‘emergency’ has been going on for more than two years and workers are beyond exhausted."—- Sandra Mullen, NSGEU President 

(2022-05-24)Read more

“It is too bad this government made us go to court twice to get a contract that could have been achieved much sooner at the bargaining table.” — Kyle Ross,  MGEU President

(2022-05-24)Read more

"Collectively, we have been through a lot over the past few years — as a society and as a union. I am honoured to have the opportunity to guide the NSGEU/NUPGE through this next term and help advance the cause of all workers.” — Sandra Mullen, NSGEU President

(2022-05-14)Read more

“We cannot be complacent about 2SLGBTQIA+ issues and rights.” — Bert Blundon, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

(2022-05-13)Read more

After the government spent 7 years fighting with unions representing workers impacted by this legislation, the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) is calling upon Premier Tim Houston to stop defending the past mistakes of the Liberal government.

(2022-05-11)Read more

Some of the methods private equity firms and hedge funds use to extract wealth from companies they own have been compared to having tapeworms. These methods don’t just cut corners to increase profits, they actually harm the long-term viability of the business.

(2022-05-11)Read more

Just because it’s happening down there, don’t for a minute think that Canada is immune from these types of rollbacks. Every year we hear individual Conservative politicians raise the issue of abortion and push to get it on the national agenda. Under Erin O’Toole’s leadership, 81 Conservative MPs, the majority of their caucus, voted to reopen the debate on a women’s right to choose.

(2022-05-06)Read more

“When people don’t know where they are going to sleep at night and kids are going to bed hungry, it isn’t reasonable to expect people to be proactive about their own health." — Sandra Mullen, NSGEU 1st Vice President

(2022-05-02)Read more

"May Day is a time to reflect upon the struggles and victories of workers around the world. It is also a time to reflect upon the importance of solidarity, which is at the heart of our movement. Inequality and injustice erode solidarity. NUPGE is committed to greater income and wealth equality and to the vaccine and health care inequality which the pandemic has exposed." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2022-04-28)Read more

"John led a life in service to people with disabilities, fighting for recognition and equity. His work at NUPGE helped inspire our members, and others in the labour movement, to work for fairness and to break down barriers. His commitment was unwavering, and we are all better for his efforts. We will miss him." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2022-04-26)Read more