The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has joined with other members of the Climate Change Action Network to call on the Ontario government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change.
There are many worthy charities and non-profits working in the area of disaster recovery but the Executive Committee chose to donate to the Red Cross in order to take advantage of the B.C. government's pledge to match up to $20 million in donations.
"The need is even greater this time of year as so many have lost everything during the recent floods.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
“It takes hundreds of people doing everything from filling sandbags and thawing frozen culverts to coordinating provincial departments and working with local officials to shore up dikes." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"In Canada, we've seen only a glimpse of the ruin that Hurricane Matthew has unleashed. We are thankful we can do our part to help rebuild." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
Compensation for claimants should be received by the end of July 2014.
"I’m so thankful to see all of our members on the front lines and behind the scenes doing everything they can to keep people and their homes out of harm’s way." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President.