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All Together Now!

June 12, 2020

“The fact that your government felt it necessary to create the CERB is a damning statement on the damage done by the restrictions on EI coverage and benefits that have been introduced over the years” Larry Brown, NUPGE President

May 20, 2020

The reason cutting public sector wages hurts the economy so badly is that, like almost all low- and middle-income earners, public sector workers spend what they earn in their communities. The bulk of what public sector workers earn goes to businesses providing items like  groceries or housing. When you take that money out of the community, everyone feels the pain.

May 12, 2020

“People need to file their tax and benefit forms by the deadline every year to receive benefits and supports from dozens of programs including the Guaranteed Income Supplement for seniors and the Canada child benefit.”

May 1, 2020

What makes companies registered in Canada attractive to those wanting to dodge taxes or launder money obtained from criminal activity is how easy it is to set up anonymous companies in this country.

April 27, 2020

"We can’t expect Canadians to bear the brunt of this cost while allowing corporations to collect federal funding without contributing to our nation’s recovery"  —  Toby Sanger, Executive Director  of Canadians for Tax Fairness

April 16, 2020

“On behalf of NUPGE, thank you to our members in the child care field, who are doing critical work during these difficult times. We see you and we are grateful for your service.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

March 27, 2020

The work of the labour movement and our allies is having an effect, as shown by the fact that the CERB is an improvement on earlier announcements. However, there is still more to do.

February 25, 2020

“We welcome new operational and capital funding for health services. However, we know that professional shortages in the health care system and child development sector require ongoing action by government." — Val Avery, HSABC President

February 25, 2020

When Members of Parliament meet with people from their ridings who they know are talking to other voters, it has an impact.

January 15, 2020

While mandatory e-learning may not be good for high school students, it may end up being very good for companies selling e-learning services.