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Equality and Human Rights

October 15, 2019

National Union releases a Voter’s Guide factsheet on Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

October 4, 2019

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

October 3, 2019

“The violence experienced by Indigenous women, girls, and gender diverse people in Canada is a national tragedy. United, we will demand action on an issue that impacts us all!” — Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC)

September 3, 2019

Led by Adrienne Smith, a transgender human rights activist and drug-policy lawyer, the day-long workshop will explore the union’s role in ending discrimination against transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming folx.

August 28, 2019

We need to use our power to shape our country and our government so it acts for the common good of the many, not for the chosen few.

August 12, 2019

“Any strategy for youth that doesn't engage youth in the planning process will fail. It's critical that they're involved from step one.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President

August 9, 2019

NUPGE is urging all Canadians to write, call, and email federal leaders and ask them to commit both to the debate and including a National Action Plan on violence against women in their platforms.

July 25, 2019

“Good research leads to good public policy. We are excited about this project and the insights it will provide.” — Val Avery, HSABC President

July 15, 2019

In Alberta, with Jason Kenney's new government, if you dare to dissent from his view of the tar sands or the energy sector, you will be faced with a well-financed ‘war room’ smear campagin, funded largely by taxpayers' dollars, to discredit you and your message.

June 6, 2019

“Premier Doug Ford has no respect for the rule of law or the right to fair collective bargaining.” – Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President OPSEU