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Value of Public Services

March 27, 2015

NSGEU/NUPGE is running radio ads to help inform Nova Scotians what is at stake with the government's cuts to public services. 

March 25, 2015

Public services are vital to strong communities. Find out how you can help protect and improve them. Visit for more information.

March 24, 2015

"Today, I issue a warning for Albertans. If the Conservative government proceeds with cuts to health care, don't get sick. Don't get old. Don't be born prematurely. Don't expect to get the health care you need and deserve." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President

March 20, 2015

"Front-line workers help keep vulnerable kids safe, protect our environment, maintain our roads, and ensure public safety. We can’t afford to reduce vital services any further." — Bob Bymoen, President of the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees' Union

February 23, 2015

“We need to address the crisis in services for children at risk, ensure that seniors get the care they need, and invest in the public infrastructure that underpins our economy and creates good jobs." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.

February 20, 2015

“We are very disappointed in the government’s decision and failure to address the very pressing staffing problems in other ministry program areas." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.

February 19, 2015

An unforgettable evening of entertainment organized by citizens’ group Radio-Canada, j’y tiens !/ CBC I Care!, with the support of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG)!

February 12, 2015

The breakdown of the SAMS computer program has had a heavy toll on the thousands of disadvantaged people who rely on social assistance. 

February 3, 2015

“Home care is key to health system reform, yet the government has done little over the last decade to stabilize the sector." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

February 2, 2015

“OPSEU would not make this effort if we did not truly believe that public services in Sudbury and across Ontario are at risk of privatization like never before. But they are, and the Wynne government’s privatization scheme is real.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.