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Environment/Climate Change

July 20, 2006

40% decrease in enforcement targets for illegal hunters, anglers and netters

August 22, 2014

Impressive start to a weekend of bringing together diverse social movements.  The theme: Build Together—Win Together—The Future Is Ours!

August 19, 2014

Panel should also review ministry’s oversight capacity says union.

June 4, 2014

Prime Minister Harper has repeatedly pointed to need for US action for Canada to take steps to address climate change.  Now that US President Obama has announced major policy shift will Canada finally join in?

April 22, 2014

Focusing on four areas — eat, grow, transform, share — Canadians are being urged to do more than just talk about improving the environment. 

March 27, 2014

“If Bill 4 passes, 2014 will be the year that B.C. Parks changed forever,” said Darryl Walker, BCGEU President. “This legislation opens the door to pipelines, oil and gas drilling and industrial activities that are counter to the values that created our parks system.”

August 2, 2013

"Clean water is fundamental to how all Manitobans live, work and play.” - Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President.

July 15, 2013

“This government has pledged to improve employment opportunities for young people but 278 summertime ranger jobs for 17-year olds have been cut from last year.”

July 4, 2013

“The government is putting public safety, natural resources, and emergency response crews at risk by eliminating the jobs of fire tower staff," - Bob Bymoen, President Saskatchewan Government and General Employees' Union (SGEU/NUPGE).

June 26, 2013

“We also encourage all members who have not been affected by the floods to do what they can to help, by donating to the Red Cross or any charity of their choice, or by volunteering,” says HSAA President Elisabeth Ballermann