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March 17, 2009

Bill C-4 (the proposed Not-for-profit Corporations Act) increases administrative demand on thousands of federal non-profit organizations and charities across Canada without addressing the critical lack of stable and secure long-term funding.

March 16, 2009

Why are several Canadian provinces cutting back at a time when the economy needs stimulus across the board, asks NUPGE's Larry Brown.

March 12, 2009

'It means that they will now have protections like a grievance procedure, shop stewards, strong health and safety language and, of course, higher wages."' - Darryl Walker.

March 11, 2009

'They make our communities better and our unions stronger.' - James Clancy.

March 10, 2009

'The income gap has widened to the point that the top 10% of B.C. families now earn more than the entire bottom half of families.' - CCPA.

March 8, 2009

March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

March 5, 2009

Campbell government deregulated recovery homes in British Columbia after winning power seven years ago.

March 4, 2009

Investigation indicates widespread abuses by private operators who are benefiting from millions in public funding.

February 24, 2009

US Researchers have discovered human antibodies that are able to neutralize not only H5N1 bird flu but other strains of influenza. There is hope now to develop them into lifesaving treatments.

October 24, 2008

Community social services workers will receive a new bonus early next year thanks to the efforts of the Community Social Services Bargaining Association of Unions (CSSBA), led by the BCGEU.