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December 16, 2015

"This is a major issue not just for Ontario, but for communities across Canada. It's time for us to act," says Public Services Foundation of Canada board member

Ottawa (16 Dec 2015) - In the wake of a number of dangerous events in Ontario provincial correctional facilities over the past week, the Public Services Foundation of Canada (PSFC) is reiterating its calls for action.

December 15, 2015

"It's morally reprehensible to cut funding from community services, but it’s also stupid public policy. We're spending more later to solve the problems we're creating today," says NUPGE National President James Clancy.

December 9, 2015

Government decisions to the emergency management resources contributed to the mishandling of the 2015 wildfire crisis in Saskatchewan.

December 8, 2015

Continued underfunding leads to long-term damage.

November 17, 2015

MGEU/NUPGE working with Manitobans to support public services through Keep it Together campaign.

November 6, 2015

This Community Services Workers Appreciation Day, November 6, NUPGE is encouraging people to talk about the importance of these services and what can be done to reduce the tremendous pressure workers in the sector face.

October 28, 2015

"The investments being made now will pay dividends for Albertans in the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President

October 28, 2015

"We need a public review to discuss the future and our options for building a 21st century post office that is capable of creating new revenue streams and meeting the needs of Canadians." — CUPW press release

October 27, 2015

Financial pressures, overflowing casework, increasing mental health concerns are just a few of the issues that will be addressed at the Community Service Workers conference. 

October 22, 2015

“We need to stop the cuts before more jobs are lost, before more damage is done to property and before more people lose this service." — Mike Palecek, CUPW National President