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May 13, 2014

Support the campaign for patient safety in Nova Scotia. Visit ourstoriesarereal.ca to hear from nurses across the province. 

April 8, 2014

Pam Owen, HSABC/NUPGE member, tells her family's story of trying to navigate the difficult waters of the mental health system.

April 3, 2014

Solidarity message sent to Nova Scotia nurses and health professionals from Ottawa.

March 31, 2014

Kiefer Sutherland, grandson of Tommy Douglas, narrates video as part of the launch of national campaign for a new Health Accord.

March 28, 2014

 "The quality of health care that Canadians receive should not depend on where you live or your ability to pay," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

March 25, 2014

BCGEU/NUPGE calling for an end to contract flipping in seniors’ care.

March 7, 2014

“Clearly, this government thinks it’s OK to line the pockets of the One Per Cent, while leaving the rest of us languishing in packed Emergency Rooms or in painfully long lineups for treatment,” says president of the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE), Elisabeth Ballermann.

February 20, 2014

Nova Scotia Health Minister Leo Glavine had been invited last November to contribute to the study given his prominent role in advocating for prescription drug reform.  The committee is looking at possible government intervention for reducing the problem of prescription drug abuse.

January 6, 2014

Low wages and poor benefits pushing more home support workers in Ontario onto picket line.  

December 3, 2013

A new NANOS poll released during Medicare Week shows majority of Canadians want the federal government to provide fixed healthcare funding to the provinces that does not see-saw according to the relative strength of the economy.