NUPGE President Larry Brown argues that the temptation to laugh, even if the laugh was bitter, has been erased over the last few days as the Trump administration issued racist and religiously biased travel bans on people traveling to the U.S.
Canadians believed they were electing a different kind of government than we had in the last decade. We need to make sure that they will meet that promise, for the common good of all of us.
"The National Union and its Components have fought these governments and their policies every step of the way. We are ready to put that experience to work again." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
"Values like sharing, caring, love, respect, and taking responsibility for our lives and how we want to be treated. These are the values that define us. They are what breathe meaning into the word solidarity. They are what give motion to our movement." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
After 67 years, the federal government has run out of excuses. It can no longer justify its refusal to ratify ILO Convention No. 98, since the right to organize and bargain collectively is now recognized as a constitutional right in Canada.
Every piece of legislation has a story and we are here to support the Government of Alberta in writing the proper ending to our three decade tragedy by banning the sale of blood and plasma.” — Bloodwatch.org
The U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of a right-wing campaign against unions is cause to celebrate. But it’s also a reminder that we can never let down our guard.
We all benefit from their efforts to keep our communities healthy, safe, and livable.
By giving KPMG customers an amnesty, the CRA is saying that those guilty of the worst offences will get off lightly, while those guilty of less severe offences will face serious penalties. For the overwhelming majority of Canadians, that is deeply offensive.
A play called The Public Servant is about to open in Toronto and will help put a human face on all the caring and hard-working people in our public service.