Trade | National Union of Public and General Employees


October 25, 2013

"Now, unless Mr. Harper gets his former chief of staff to write a personal cheque to cover this cost, the extra money for the provinces is going to come from our pockets, from the tax money we have paid." - Larry Brown, NUPGE National Secretary-Treasurer.

September 17, 2013

It's past time for us to reclaim our right to national pride and national self-determination, and send these trade deals to the nearest recycle depot so we can at least make good use of the paper they were printed on.

June 14, 2013

 “We will be emerging from this convention with a strong action plan to counter these attacks and moving our agenda of justice, equality and fairness for all Canadians forward.” - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

April 30, 2013

Your action can help make a difference for garment workers everywhere.

February 20, 2013

"We work on behalf of our members to promote and protect their rights in the workplace but our social justice work ensures that all boats rise together - union and non-union, here in Canada and around the world."

February 7, 2013

“The agreement could take away the province’s ability to promote cutting edge value-added industries” says co-author John Jacobs.

February 5, 2013

Groups issue a joint statement ahead of two-day meeting between European Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht and Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast.

October 28, 2012

New video by Operation Maple provides people with an introduction to the little talked about free trade agreement that Canadians need to know more about!

October 15, 2012

Research finds that the EU proposal would likely add an average life of 2.66 years to a typical drug patent increasing Canadian drug costs by between $795 million and $1.95 billion annually.

September 19, 2012

As well as job loss, CETA would undermine independent government decision-making according to report author John Jacob.

Ottawa (20 Sept. 2012) - A trade deal with the European Union (EU) that’s being negotiated behind closed doors could result in as many as 70,000 job losses in Ontario, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ (CCPA) Ontario office.