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April 12, 2019

"The revenue from our taxes goes to paying for the quality public services and programs that, as individuals, most people could never afford on their own. Our public services are a epitome of our commitment to care for each other." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

October 13, 2017

“When stores catering to middle class Canadians are disappearing rapidly, it’s a sign the middle class is being squeezed” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

August 15, 2017

The richest 10 per cent of families earn 190 per cent of the average of Ontario families’ earnings. — CCPA report

June 3, 2015

"The importance of the Canadian middle class cannot be overstated. It's what drives the economy and our country is at its best when it's strongest." — The New Brunswick Union 

January 28, 2015

North Bay (28 Jan. 2015) — For 20 years Ontario has allowed more and more public services to be absorbed by the private sector.

New OPSEU/NUPGE video makes the case for keeping public services public

The loss of public services and public service jobs has a big impact on the local economy. The city of North Bay is no exception. 

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) wants to put public services back in public hands.