Value of Public Services | National Union of Public and General Employees

Value of Public Services

September 29, 2014

"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. 

September 26, 2014

Eighty-one per cent say that morale is worse across Alberta.

September 18, 2014

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

July 31, 2014

"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.

January 24, 2014

"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.

December 19, 2013

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.

November 20, 2013

"When governments don't invest in national programs that support families, children are the ones that suffer most." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

August 30, 2013

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.

August 2, 2013

"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.

July 19, 2013

"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”.