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Environment/Climate Change

June 14, 2013

 “We will be emerging from this convention with a strong action plan to counter these attacks and moving our agenda of justice, equality and fairness for all Canadians forward.” - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

June 5, 2013

The Robin Hood Tax campaign in the UK steps up efforts by lobbying local councils to demand the government implement a financial transaction tax.

June 5, 2013

Think before you eat and help save our planet.

April 22, 2013

"Earth Day provides an opportunity for each one of us to think about what we can do in our daily lives to reduce our impact on the planet," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

March 21, 2013

World Water Day is a designated United Nations day to recognize the common life sustaining resource that is our fresh water.

February 4, 2013

A new report by the Conference Board of Canada says Canada is falling short in addressing these critical issues. 

February 1, 2013

National Union wants Harper government to join with its European counterparts in implementing an FTT.

January 9, 2013

World Economic Forum releases pessimistic report.  The report sees severe income disparity and Climate Change as among top three greatest risks to world economy.

December 20, 2012

Chief Spence’s action has helped to galvanize a movement called Idle No More, which arose as a result of the federal government’s recent omnibus Bill C-45.

October 3, 2012

"Austerity measures will exacerbate the economic challenges we face and create undue hardship on many of our province’s most vulnerable citizens,” says Walker.