MGEU is one of the event's main sponsors. 'A great way to support of social justice and human rights,' union says.
Equality and Human Rights
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NUPGE has supported this initiative with funding through its "Building International Sisterhood campaign" projects.
'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.
'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.
Canada’s cultural diversity strengthens the country socially, politically and economically.
Sections 15 and 28 are part of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms because of the historic activism of Canadian women.
'A significant victory for free speech and our democratic process.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
'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.