cuts

 “Losing these good jobs, affects not only the staff members but their families and the communities in which they live and the stores they shop at.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

(2014-07-02)Read more

A 2009 Finance department chart estimates that if Ottawa spent $1 billion on support for unemployed and low-income individuals, it would generate 18,755 jobs. The same chart shows that if Ottawa gave up $1 billion in revenue in corporate income tax reductions, this would create only 3,310 jobs.

(2014-05-21)Read more

“We always knew Hudak’s positions on a score of issues were extremist, but a job-killing plan on this scale will help destroy the economic health of communities across Ontario."  Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

(2014-05-13)Read more

Kiefer Sutherland, grandson of Tommy Douglas, narrates video as part of the launch of national campaign for a new Health Accord.

(2014-03-31)Read more

"We need more creative and forward thinking by Canada Post. Right now its decisions are hurting Canadians two-fold: cutting service and raising prices. Sounds like a recipe for privatization." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

(2014-01-24)Read more

Multi-union campaign to prevent cuts to pensions underway. Get involved at Defending Alberta Pensions.

(2013-11-22)Read more