All Together Now!

October 17, 2017

“When it is acceptable for 2 families to have as much wealth as the poorest 11 million Canadians, poverty will be at an unacceptable level.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

October 17, 2017

“The large gap between the business tax rates and those for individuals is already the main driver of the tax avoidance the government is trying to address.” —  Dennis Howlett, Executive Director of Canadians for Tax Fairness

October 13, 2017

“When an organization with the IMF’s track record is calling for measures to reduce income inequality, you know income inequality has reached a level where it is harming the economy” — 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

October 6, 2017

“Governments have recognized that decent work is essential to reducing inequality, but most have been slow to take the action needed to promote it. The growth of decent work requires action by the labour movement.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

September 28, 2017

"The data is clear: it’s a small group of high-income earners — mainly the super-rich  — benefiting from these loopholes, and they’ll be the group most affected by closing them" — Dennis Howlett, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness

September 22, 2017

“While NUPGE supports closing the private corporation tax loophole, we can’t afford to lose sight of the fact that closing one loophole is not enough to make our tax system fair.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

September 18, 2017

"Our public postal service is already a lifeline for many living in the North. With a little innovation, it could become a major driver of social and economic development in northern communities." — Mike Paleck, CUPW President

September 15, 2017

 “Polls show the vast majority of Manitobans disagree with what this government is doing and the huge crowd out here is speaking up for us.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

September 12, 2017

 "The former government spent 16 years balancing the books by eroding public services, and this government has clearly signalled a new approach that reflects a number of priorities the BCGE/NUPGEU has identified in our budget submissions." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President