"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
“When stores catering to middle class Canadians are disappearing rapidly, it’s a sign the middle class is being squeezed” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
The richest 10 per cent of families earn 190 per cent of the average of Ontario families’ earnings. — CCPA report
"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
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.