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NUPGE

September 25, 2020

"We have been pushing for the government to accept that there is no turning back to the ways things were. This Build Back Better Throne Speech is a signal that they've heard that message. We'll be spending our time before the federal budget to pressure the Liberals to stand by their words and put its money where its mouth is." – Larry Brown, NUPGE President

September 23, 2020

The report highlights existing gaps, as well as, best practices that may provide lessons for the Canadian context.

September 21, 2020

Adequate funding for services like health care or enabling tax dodging and money laundering — it shouldn’t be a tough choice.

September 21, 2020

As economist Armine Yalnizyan has said, “No recovery without she-covery. No she-covery without child care.”

September 18, 2020

While families with children in public schools have to hope for the best, wealthy families who are sending their children to private schools will be able to avoid the effect of the Progressive Conservatives decision to cut the number of classes.

September 17, 2020

“These workers are worried about themselves, they’re worried about each other, but most of all, they are worried about those in their care.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

September 16, 2020

Even though it seems outrageous to anyone whose priority is keeping residents safe, as far as for-profit long-term care companies are concerned, calling for rules to protect people from COVID-19 to be eased when residents these homes are still getting infected and dying is good for business.

September 15, 2020

The day is intended to promote further action towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value.

September 14, 2020

Join us and the Ottawa Health Coalition on September 17 at 7 p.m. in a live town hall to talk about how we can make for-profit long-term care public! Register here! 

September 10, 2020

"We are proud to take part in World Suicide Prevention Day to promote well-being and positive mental health. Today provides us with an opportunity to bring mental health issues out of the shadows so people can find the support they need." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President