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February 19, 2013

Hugh Segal, Conservative Senator and former advisor to Premier Bill Davis and Prime Minister Mulroney, has spoken out in defence of trade union rights and against Bill C-377.

February 14, 2013

Win is an indication that Canadians are joining a growing global Internet freedom movement.

February 11, 2013

NUPGE urges the Conservative government to establish a Fairness Test to assess the distributional impact of key tax and spending policies in budgets and determine whether they will reduce income inequality or make the problem worse.

February 10, 2013

“Unemployment is still unacceptably high and corporations that received tax breaks to create jobs are hoarding cash instead. But the government prefers to demonize the victims of the recession." - Ken Georgetti, CLC President.

February 7, 2013

“The agreement could take away the province’s ability to promote cutting edge value-added industries” says co-author John Jacobs.

February 5, 2013

Groups issue a joint statement ahead of two-day meeting between European Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht and Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast.

February 4, 2013

A new report by the Conference Board of Canada says Canada is falling short in addressing these critical issues. 

January 23, 2013

"Government has purposely raised the bar too high for citizens to access their own employment insurance program." — Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President.

December 20, 2012

Chief Spence’s action has helped to galvanize a movement called Idle No More, which arose as a result of the federal government’s recent omnibus Bill C-45.

December 13, 2012

Alirio Uribe Muñoz, President of Colombia's Jose Alvear Restrepo Lawyers Collective (CCAJAR), was accompanied by Pascal Paradis from Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC) to a meeting with NUPGE's National Executive Board.