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February 14, 2012

Newly released audit predicts increased number of inmates into prisons that are already overcrowded and a justice system that is seriously underfunded. 

February 14, 2012

"Harper and his government are not being tough on crime, they are being dumb on crime," says James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

June 28, 2011

Closure will have a profoundly negative impact on the offshore search and rescue capabilities in this province – an impact that could put people’s lives in danger.

April 11, 2011

The Canadian Press reports that the “32 projects were chosen by Industry Minister Tony Clement, the mayor of Huntsville, and the general manager of Deerhurst Resort” with more of an eye to helping the riding rather than supporting the requirements of the summit or abiding by stipulated government conditions.

November 25, 2010

Group urges supporters across the country to pressure the Harper government to take action on urgent parliamentary committee report.

November 23, 2010

'Time is running short to convince the federal government that it must move to reform the CPP.'

April 25, 2010

It went unnoticed in the salacious cloud surrounding the Jafferlena scandal, but the Harperites again showed their enduring contempt for parliamentary procedure by suddenly forcing a vote on the Canada-Colombia Free Trade deal last week.

April 20, 2010

“Expanding the CPP would address the issue of coverage, security of benefits, and low cost of administration – all the key objectives of pension reform.”

April 19, 2010

Proposed language would open Canada's telecommunications sector to full foreign ownership, restrict municipal procurement policies and make banking and financial regulation much more difficult.

February 14, 2010

(11 Feb. 2010) - The top priority for the upcoming federal budget must be to preserve and create good jobs. The budget should also invest in building a healthier, smarter, greener and more secure Canada, says NUPGE president James Clancy.