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President's Commentary

President’s Commentary: Financial Post excuses corporations by blaming unions for the recession

(31 March 2009) - The same corporate 'experts' who flattened the stock market and triggered the economic crisis with relentless deregulation are now claiming that higher wages for workers is bad for the economy — Commentary by NUPGE president James Clancy.

Mar 30, 2009

President’s Commentary: Pension debate must focus on expanding Canada's public pensions system

(20 March 2009) - The second of two commentaries by James Clancy, national president of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), on the challenges facing pension plans in Canada. Read first commentary

Mar 20, 2009

President’s Commentary: Don't let the fox guard the henhouse when dealing with Canadian pensions

(19 March 2009) - The first of two commentaries by James Clancy, national president of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), on the challenges facing pension plans in Canada.

Mar 19, 2009

Health care and the common good

(Aug 15, 2007) -- 'The CMA is undermining the most fundamental premises of our national Medicare system – health care is not a commodity that should be bought or sold. It is a common good and needs to be treated and respected in this manner.'

Aug 14, 2007