"As police and peace officers do in Canada every day, these fallen officers stood for us against elements that threaten the safety and security of our communities" — Canada's Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney.
Value of Public Services
Eighty-one per cent say that morale is worse across Alberta.
These corporate driven trade deals are dangerous for public services, and protect multinational companies from government control. When the public learns what they are really about, they will not accept them." — Larry Brown, NUPGE National Secretary-Treasurer
"The public needs to connect the dots between the broken provincial revenue system and the broken Misericordia Hospital." — Michael Parker, HSAA Vice-President Human Resources.
"We need more creative and forward thinking by Canada Post. Right now its decisions are hurting Canadians two-fold: cutting service and raising prices. Sounds like a recipe for privatization." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
We have encouraged innovation. We have encouraged modernization. We have encouraged Canada Post to find ways to attract more users. We have encouraged public engagement and consultation on the future of our postal service. Yet, we've seen none of that.
"When governments don't invest in national programs that support families, children are the ones that suffer most." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
NUPGE is launching a monthly contest for the best video, poem or song submission about “Why Unions Matter” – to you, your family, community and country.
"We have exciting work ahead, full of new conversations about how to make our country, our communities, our workplaces and our lives better. And we want you to continue to be part of it!" - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
"Hard pressed parents, who must return to work to provide for their families are left with just non-regulated spots. YOYO childcare systems do not leave them “with a choice” but rather with “no other choice”.