Larry Brown | National Union of Public and General Employees

Larry Brown

June 3, 2020

“We must all stand up against hate, discrimination and injustice — during Pride Month and every day. To our LGBTQI2S members, friends, allies, and community members: we celebrate you and we stand with you.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President 

May 27, 2020

“We need to act now and bring long-term care under the Canada Health Act or we will continue to fail our seniors and see more of them die preventable deaths.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

May 27, 2020

"This pandemic has shown very clearly where we need to improve our health care system. Implementing pharmacare would help millions of Canadians and lower costs dramatically. Losing your job due to COVID, or for any reason, should not leave you without access to medication." — Larry Brown, President

May 25, 2020

86% of Canadians support bringing long-term care under the Canada Health Act; only 2% oppose this action.

May 19, 2020

“Although the care they provide is crucial, these workers are often under-recognized or outright forgotten. They deserve to be seen.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

May 14, 2020

“If stronger measures aren’t taken now, we’re likely to see a crisis in our shelter system like the one we saw in long-term care.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

May 12, 2020

"Profit should not be the motive when it comes to how we care for our seniors." — Jagmeet Singh, NDP Leader

April 24, 2020

Although the government has been tight-lipped on details, it seems clear that Pallister is trying to push through his plan to cut and privatize public services under the guise of the pandemic.

April 20, 2020

The National Union of Public and General Employees joins the NSGEU in grieving for member Kristen Beaton.

April 17, 2020

"I am calling on your government to extend the provisions of the Canada Health Act to include Canada’s residential care facilities. By doing so you would ensure that they must meet the 5 principles of the CHA: public administration, accessibility, comprehensiveness, universality and portability." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President