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Environment/Climate Change

August 7, 2020

By scrapping the plan for a P3 privatization scheme the Township of Mapleton saved between $2 million and $3 million.

July 9, 2020

The NUPGE paper released today identifies some of the key considerations that workers and their unions should be thinking about when it comes to WFH — as both a temporary and possibly-permanent arrangement.

July 7, 2020

A paper outlining considerations for workers and their unions regarding work-from-home arrangements. 

June 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the urgency of these crises and their unequal impacts across regions and communities. The pandemic has also shown us that we can tackle crises when there is political will and social solidarity.

April 22, 2020

The pandemic has underscored our collective responsibility to look out for one another and ensure that nobody is left behind — and how we are stronger when we do.

February 28, 2020

“As we face a climate emergency, this committee will play an integral role in advancing our union’s work on urgent environmental and climate change issues.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

February 24, 2020

“We are humbled by their bravery and grateful for their sacrifices.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

February 10, 2020

“It’s time to stand up for all Indigenous people all across Turtle Island.” — Molly Wickham (Sleydo'), Wet'suwet'en spokesperson

February 3, 2020

Women and marginalized communities are more likely to experience negative effects of environmental and climate change and to face barriers in adapting.

February 3, 2020

A backgrounder on the gendered impacts of environmental and climate change, and women's contributions to sustainability.