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May 28, 2012

"If Canada had a modern industrial strategy, we wouldn't be having this conversation. We'd be talking about how to put people to work in sustainable, decent jobs, not being forced to take whatever is left at the end of the day." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

May 27, 2012

Allowing employers to pay migrant workers 15 per cent less is a blatant effort to drive all wages down in everything from resource extraction and manufacturing to the services sector.

May 22, 2012

Canada’s cultural diversity strengthens the country socially, politically and economically.

May 7, 2012

“Income inequality is the greatest social and economic challenge facing Canada today,” said James Clancy, NUPGE President.

February 10, 2012

Families for Sisters in Spirit, have organized marches and rallies in major Canadian cities on Valentine's Day, to recognize missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.

February 1, 2011

'Counting Women In .. NSGEU Women Do Great Things.'

January 19, 2011

'A great opportunity for female members who have shown some interest in their union but haven’t quite known how to get more involved.'

January 11, 2011

'Huguette was a trailblazer. She spent her whole adult life fighting for fairness and defending the interests of working families.'

January 6, 2011

Poster symbolized the vital role that women played in World War II industries.

December 22, 2010

Federal Conservatives should now focus on real problems facing women such as pay equity, affordable child care, legal aid and other measures to prevent violence. - James Clancy.