"In Alberta in 2013, we proved that solidarity works. Many people from many backgrounds came together to defeat an unfair attack on workers. It’s time for us to step up to the plate and fight back this new attack,." — Mike Parker, HSAA President
The demise of those bills will be cause for all of us to celebrate. Let’s hope this represents the beginning of a new and important era of respect for labour rights and working people in Canada by our federal government.
"PEIUPSE/NUPGE supports the new federal Liberal government in their commitment to repeal this unjust legislation at the earliest possible opportunity." — Karen Jackson, PEIUPSE President
Instead of learning from their mistakes, Conservatives are repeating them. Based on the list of sectors that will be harmed by the TPP, approving the deal will be another step away from a diversified economy.
In this pre-election budget, the Conservative government is taking public money and giving it to people who need it the least.
Prime Minister Harper has repeatedly pointed to need for US action for Canada to take steps to address climate change. Now that US President Obama has announced major policy shift will Canada finally join in?
With the appointment of a new federal privacy commissioner, and the conduct of committee hearings on lawful access, the Harper government shows disregard for Canadians privacy rights.