December 2011 | National Union of Public and General Employees

December 2011

Harper government attacks public health care with unilateral decision to cutback transfer payments

"Once again, the Harper government has shown that it prefers to dictate rather than negotiate," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President. "Their unilateral decision to cutback billions of dollars in health transfer payments will have serious negative consequences in terms of the accessibility and quality of health care across the country."

MP Paul Dewar signs All Together Now! proclamation supporting public services and tax fairness

"Paul knows that public services are important to building a good quality of life for Canadian families and he understands the need to ensure greater tax fairness in this country. His support for our campaign strengthens our resolve to continue the fight." - James Clancy, NUPGE President.


Canada pulls out of Kyoto

"Refusing to do our fair share to combat climate change is an abdication of our responsibility as a member of the international community. It's to Canada's shame that the Harper government has chosen to abandon the most vulnerable states to devastating climate impacts", says National Union President, James Clancy.