Showing solidarity this year is especially important in the wake of intolerance shown by the Harper government in Ottawa, says NUPGE president James Clancy.
Equality and Human Rights
Municipal social services are overwhelmed by demand and a new model of funding must be found.
“'We’re losing our reputation.... We have fallen way behind.' - André Lalonde.
(19 May 2010) - President's Commentary: Harper has personally fired, threatened and bullied so many agency and commission heads who have disagreed with him that it’s difficult to keep track of them all, says NUPGE's James Clancy.
May 17 commemorates a landmark decision in 1992 by the World Health Organization.
Federal women inmates are primarily poor or homeless, undereducated and suffering from addictions or mental health problems.
All direct and indirect employees will be paid at least $16.74 an hour, well above minimum wage rates in B.C. and across Canada.
'Join us in demanding that the federal government impose restrictions on companies doing business in Colombia to require that human rights are respected.'
Canada’s cultural diversity strengthens the country socially, politically and economically.
On March 26, 1990, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled that Canada had violated the human rights of the Lubicon Cree and yet today the injustice continues.