A website has been established so that people can send the strikers a message of solidarity and support.
“The ongoing NAFTA negotiations present a unique opportunity for Canada to pursue a new model for more equitable, socially just and sustainable trade." — Larry Brown, President, National Union of Public and General Employees
"In other words, we’re being paid a fifth less for no good reason. That’s not only unjust — it will soon be illegal." — Mary Ellen Kelloway, OPSEU bargaining team chair
“These workers are paid artificially low wages compared to their peers. It’s time for the government to fix this injustice.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
"Creating tax fairness, good jobs, quality public services and strong labour rights in our country will create new opportunities for people. Our goal is to create a movement to push these priorities forward to force governments to stop ignoring the issue of income inequality and to commit to real action." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.