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Equality and Human Rights

June 2, 2009

MGEU is one of the event's main sponsors. 'A great way to support of social justice and human rights,' union says.

May 31, 2009

Poor record cited on issues such as missing Aboriginal women, slow progress on land claims, funding cuts to women's groups and treatment of prisoners in Afghanistan.

May 25, 2009

Join the online letter campaign now. Thousands of e-mails and phone calls are having an impact. Liberal MPs are the key. Let's keep up the pressure.

May 16, 2009

NUPGE has supported this initiative with funding through its "Building International Sisterhood campaign" projects.

May 12, 2009

'The effort to end homophobia cannot be separated from the struggle to extend respect and dignity to all human beings everywhere.' - James Clancy, NUPGE national president.

May 6, 2009

'Successive Canadian governments, including the current Harper administration, have refused to ratify three key Conventions or to explain their failure to do so.' - NUPGE, CTF, CPA, UFCW Canada.

April 30, 2009

Canada’s cultural diversity strengthens the country socially, politically and economically.

April 7, 2009

Sections 15 and 28 are part of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms because of the historic activism of Canadian women.

April 1, 2009

'A significant victory for free speech and our democratic process.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.

March 30, 2009

'Governments must improve social assistance programs in these tough times or we're going to see more families in Canada living in harsh, desperate circumstances.' - NUPGE president James Clancy.