Value of Public Services

May 14, 2015

“Not only will these valuable public services be lost but Bridgewater and its economy will be hurt by the loss of these good jobs as this government continues to cut and centralize services." — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President

May 4, 2015

A new report by the Public Services Foundation of Canada shows that our provincial jails are chronically overcrowded, with terrible consequences for all of us

April 16, 2015

Instead of accepting even more cutbacks, Public Interest Alberta is urging citizens to use the opportunity of this important election to advocate for these priorities for change, which will result in stronger community services supported by more equitable taxation policies.

April 15, 2015

Loss of public services and good jobs spark protests in Nova Scotia.

April 13, 2015

"Manitobans have sent a very clear message that acting to protect the services families depend on is at the top of the list by a significant margin." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

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 Whatwillyoulose.ca 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.