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May 15, 2019

“MPPs across the province regularly refer constituents to their community clinics. What do they think they’re going to do when the clinics close their doors?"— Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

December 18, 2017

"The growing body of credible evidence about income inequality is indisputable. But  there is also a growing consensus among economists that inequality is not inevitable. It can be stopped if countries legislate progressive income taxes, and by aggressively investigating and stopping tax cheaters and tax avoiders." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President.

May 10, 2016

The National Union supports BloodWatch, a national advocacy organization, in its call for federal and all provincial and territorial governments to prohibit paid blood and plasma donations.

November 20, 2015

"Income levels have a direct impact on the health of Canadians, and it's costing us dearly." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

September 17, 2014

New report finds that poor and marginalized groups do not get necessary dental care due to cost.