2019 Federal Election | National Union of Public and General Employees

2019 Federal Election

See also, the 2019 Federal Election Voter's Guide and Fact Sheets.

 

October 10, 2019

40% of renters in Canada are paying rents that aren’t affordable.

October 9, 2019

With 2 out of 4 national political parties committed to universal child care, the outcome of the election could help reduce the overwhelming costs for families across the country. 

October 8, 2019

When the rich and powerful use tax havens to avoid paying their share, the money going into their overseas bank accounts is effectively coming from public services that could be making life easier for people who are struggling.

October 7, 2019

National Union releases a Voter’s Guide factsheet on Women’s Rights.

October 4, 2019

National Union releases a Voter’s Guide factsheet on Indigenous Rights.

October 4, 2019

National Union releases a Voter's Guide factsheet on pharmacare. With 3 of the 4 national political parties committed to pharmacare, the outcome of this election will be critical to the future of public health care in Canada.

October 2, 2019

“If a party isn’t willing to make the tax system fairer by making large corporations and the wealthy pay their share, people are right to ask about whether that party is serious about keeping promises to protect or enhance services.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President.

September 30, 2019

National Union releases two Voters' Guide factsheets on Income Inequality and Labour Rights - key issues from our All Together Now campaign.

September 26, 2019

National Union releases a Voter's Guide factsheet on Environment and Climate Change. While each of the main political parties has something to say about action on climate change and environmental sustainability, their commitments vary in ambition.

September 24, 2019

“Whether it’s income inequality, climate change, labour rights, health care, or housing, what happens in this federal election will have a huge impact on this country and our future.”  — Larry Brown, NUPGE President