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Value of Public Services

May 29, 2018

"This investment, the first of its kind in 20 years, will reduce this pressure — both for the women and children in need, as well as for the workers that care for and support them." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

May 24, 2018

Home care is a valued public services - keep it public!

May 9, 2018

"I think with these early season fires, our publicly owned water bombers have shown their value. It’s a no-brainer. We have to keep them public.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

March 5, 2018

"The Sask Party may have a new leader, but it’s still trying to make people pay for its costly mistakes by cutting services that families rely on.”—Bob Bymoen, President of SGEU

November 30, 2017

“The Finance Minister pledged to both protect frontline services and impose a hiring freeze. These 2 actions are incompatible." — Mike Parker, HSAA President

November 28, 2017

The MGEU/NUPGE has spoken out about cuts that are driven by the bottom line instead of patient care. The union will continue to urge the Premier and Minister of Health to reverse health care cuts that are putting patient care in jeopardy. 

November 14, 2017
“Whether you know it or not, on any given day, a NAPE/NUPGE member can touch your life. From education and healthcare to transportation, public protection and beyond, thousands of public sector members go to work to be there for our most vulnerable, to care for our sick, to keep us safe, and to keep our economy moving.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
November 6, 2017

Supporters of public services will rally outside a major privatization conference on November 6 to highlight a new poll showing that more than two-thirds of Ontarians want to keep their public services public.

October 23, 2017

“The NSGEU/NUPGE believes in a publicly funded and operated health care system that keeps our blood supply safe and available to patients who need it.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

October 1, 2017

“Tax breaks for the wealthy and large corporations are expensive, and the way we pay for them is underfunding of essential public services.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President