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Economic fightback

February 24, 2020

The entire labour movement is united in the fight to save quality public services.

January 22, 2020

Not only have tax cuts failed to deliver on the promise of increased prosperity, but they have actually hurt working people and starved the public sector.

January 20, 2020

This legislation amounts to unacceptable interference with the collective bargaining rights enshrined in the constitution.

January 2, 2020

Report from Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that CEO payrolls are so massive they account for at least 40% of some companies’ losses.

December 16, 2019

This paper debunks the myths that surround tax cuts. 

October 30, 2019

Despite their diversity, these cases of civil unrest are commonly rooted in deeply structural issues.

September 30, 2019

National Union releases two Voters' Guide factsheets on Income Inequality and Labour Rights - key issues from our All Together Now campaign.

March 20, 2019

"While there are some positive promises in this federal budget, it does not go nearly far enough to deliver on those things that Canadians most desperately need right now." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

February 5, 2019

“The people who provide our vital services know first-hand how budget and job cuts are threatening our services." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

May 12, 2015

In 2014, Canadian corporations sent nearly $200 billion offshore, costing us nearly $8 billion in tax revenue.

Ottawa (12 May 2015) — Figures released by Canadians for Tax Fairness (CTF) show that the amount of money Canadian corporations are keeping in tax havens has jumped to record levels. 

Canadian corporations had $199 billion in tax havens in 2014 — the most recent year for which statistics are available. That’s up from $187 billion a year earlier.