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June 13, 2012

"Minister Kenney is shielding a racist policy under cost-cutting austerity measures and allegations of abuse." - James Clancy, National President, NUPGE

June 11, 2012

Stand up for democracy by joining the June 13 protest agains tthe Conservative's budget bill.

June 6, 2012

The Conservative government, with its Parliamentary majority, is pursuing an agenda of fiscal austerity, cuts to public services and jobs and a renewed determination to attack trade union righs, all while giving further tax breaks to corporations.

June 6, 2012

Over $210,000 was collected to support the workers who were killed or injured and their families in the Hampstead accident in February 2012.

June 6, 2012

PEIUPSE/NUPGE campaign highlights the move away from "compassion and cooperation in favour of a society leaning toward privatization and the elimination of people and services that all Islanders depend on.”

June 5, 2012

Employers have hijacked the process based on a misplaced ideological conviction that the right to strike, guaranteed under numerous laws, domestic constitutions and international instruments, poses a threat to corporate greed.

June 4, 2012

NAPE/NUPGE members demonstrate against cuts at Eastern Health.

June 1, 2012

On June 4, NUPGE is joining with faith groups, trade unions, associations, businesses, First Nations, environment groups, human rights groups, pro democracy groups and seniors, across the country, to say: Silence is Not an Option.

May 31, 2012

Thousands join together to protest the federal budget by darkening their websites on June 4.

May 29, 2012

With a 13 per cent child poverty rate, Canada ranks higher than the average and places 24th of 35 industrialized countries.