The current COVID-19 pandemic has made the need to ban this practice, both in New Brunswick and nationwide, even more apparent.
Brown urges Kenney to oppose the bill that would repeal the Voluntary Blood Donations Act.
“Banning paid blood donations across the country is the right thing to do. We are calling on the federal health minister to take action. We support provincial campaigns for legislation but recognize they are needed only because of continuing federal inaction” – Larry Brown, President of NUPGE
Privatization, equality rights, and good jobs are front-and-centre for NBU/NUPGE this year.