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Environment/Climate Change

December 2, 2015

"Just as earlier governments used industrial strategies to build our country, our current federal and provincial governments need modern industrial strategies to respond to the problem of climate change." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

October 14, 2015

V20 coalition launched in Lima proposes ways to raise funds for climate adaptation projects.

July 27, 2015

"When a government refuses to consider alternative energy sources, sidelines its own utilities commission, ignores environmental concerns and Aboriginal People’s constitutional rights, citizens have a responsibility to speak out." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President 

July 15, 2015

Despite being victims of Ontario's austerity agenda, forest firefighters in Ontario have stepped forward to help out in western Canada.

February 4, 2015

“If mandatory testing and documentation were part of the design approval process, they wouldn’t need to issue this order now." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.

December 10, 2014

Climate change solutions must place the public good over private profits. 

November 14, 2014

With bold new initiatives coming from the world's two largest economies to address climate change, it is time for the Canadian government to finally act!

August 2, 2013

"We have exciting work ahead, full of new conversations about how to make our country, our communities, our workplaces and our lives better. And we want you to continue to be part of it!" - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

April 29, 2013

Workers come together to organize against Harper's harmful EI changes.

March 12, 2013

Alternative Federal Budget plan tackles Canadians' real concerns.