In this guide you will find information on how to acknowledge a territory or treaty on which a gathering takes place, summaries of First Nations social conventions, useful terminology, as well as links to other helpful resources.
“The designation of Gender Equity Week acknowledges that gender equality will not happen without targeted efforts, We have a long way to go, so let’s use this week to identify ways to reduce, and eventually end, gender inequality." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
“This is yet another example of how privatization puts profits before people and leaves accountability in the dust." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
NSGEU/NUPGE members at Laing House want a fair settlement for the people they serve, and themselves.
“At a time when the provincial government is talking about changing the way these social services are delivered, I think it makes sense that they’d want to join with others who work in the sector.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Home and youth care workers play a vital role in our province’s health care system — providing care and support to some of our provinces most vulnerable." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“It’s time for the federal Conservatives to begin treating veterans and soldiers as strong, proud, and loving Canadians who have earned our constant support, gratitude, and respect.” — NUPGE National President James Clancy
NUPGE renews its demand for a national public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women.