One more fight ahead as the bill now goes before the Senate where it will face a challenge by some government-appointed Senators intent on blocking passage of the bill.
Bill to reform program intended to provide access to low cost generic drugs to developing countries faces opposition from big pharma lobbyists.
"By all accounts, your father was an amazing man. That his vision and inspiration continues on to this day is a testament to him. There is no telling how much more he would have accomplished had his life not been taken from him." - James Clancy, NUPGE national president
It went unnoticed in the salacious cloud surrounding the Jafferlena scandal, but the Harperites again showed their enduring contempt for parliamentary procedure by suddenly forcing a vote on the Canada-Colombia Free Trade deal last week.
Late night Liberal-Conservative deal concocted to try to force the Canada-Colombia free trade agreement through parliament is an insult to Canadian and Colombian civil society.
The role that public sector workers played in fighting the fire - and saving lives - has not received the recognition that it deserves. Public sector workers have been at the forefront of responding to the disaster.
National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is encouraging Canadians to raise their voices against the war in Iraq and Afghanistan and participate local events on the anniversary of
Give more than flowers and chocolates this year - help African communities in need.
Canada is ignoring the plight of the people of Colombia by negotiating a free trade agreement with the Uribe government.
Impressive start to a weekend of bringing together diverse social movements. The theme: Build Together—Win Together—The Future Is Ours!