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May 19, 2009

'NAPE has been telling government for many years that there are systemic problems.' - Carol Furlong.

May 14, 2009

New survey by Statistics Canada says more than 80% were fleeing an abusive situation.

May 6, 2009

Community-based women's shelters look to the international scene to find solutions that help women escape domestic violence.

April 28, 2009

'A devastating impact on women, particularly those living in poverty, women of colour, Aboriginal women, and other marginalized women.' - HSABC

April 22, 2009

'Sandwich generation' needs help coping simultaneously with children and aging parents.'

April 15, 2009

'The employer wants to weaken layoff language in our collective agreement and we’re not prepared to accept any take aways.'

April 6, 2009

Province-wide SGEU campaign features firefighters, highways workers, social workers and corrections workers.

March 30, 2009

'Governments must improve social assistance programs in these tough times or we're going to see more families in Canada living in harsh, desperate circumstances.' - NUPGE president James Clancy.

March 24, 2009

Critics pounce on Harper government for failing to expand program to cope with rapidly rising unemployment figures.

March 22, 2009

Events across the province are drawing attention to the value of a wide range of crucial services that make communities better places to live and raise families.