Carmen Carlucci, former MGEU Board member, received the Premier's Career Achievement Award on June 9.
"HSAA/NUPGE members, in all the professions they represent, are indeed lucky to have a President who so clearly is prepared to go that extra mile to make our world, and therefore theirs, a better place.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
"When our members’ communities are increasingly under threat from the effects of climate change, or their children and grandchildren can’t find work, we need to be speaking out.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“I don’t want us to be apologetic for who we are and what we do, the wages we make and the pensions we have. I want us to say, 'you should have it too,’ and I want us to be able to inspire the rest of Nova Scotians to be union members.” — Jason McLean, NSGEU President
“Our paramedics put themselves at risk to deliver a service that we simply cannot live without. These awards are richly deserved.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"Louis wanted the world to be a better place — and he wasn't about to wait. He was always the first to roll up his sleeves and get to work to make it that way," says NUPGE National President James Clancy.
"On behalf of the 340,000 members across the country, we look forward to working with each of you in the coming days to move the issues of fairness, equality and justice forward." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Vince Murray, the founder and first President of the Canadian Peace Officers Memorial Association (CPOMA), and an activist with OPSEU/NUPGE has passed away, leaving a strong legacy for all of Canada's peace officers.
"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.
We will be doing a disservice to our collective goal of achieving greater equality if all Canadians don't mount a spirited and vigorous offence in support of labour rights and unions.