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May 22, 2018

"This Museum not only provided a tourism destination, it also preserved a large part of the history of Central Newfoundland. It is a loss for the community and for the province as a whole.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

May 14, 2018

“It was a sad day, a tough day for these workers, with many tears shed and fears shared. For them, their biggest concern is for their clients and how they will be affected." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

May 3, 2018

“Sask Polytech cannot continue to lose support staff and instructors. These are the workers who make student success possible.” — Bonnie Bond, Professional Services Bargaining Unit Chair

March 16, 2018

The Chinese government recently announced that they are taking control of Anbang due to insolvency,  alleged corruption, and fraud. 

March 13, 2018

Despite election promises, "we have seen a steady erosion of funding that's putting services at risk. That’s not what Manitobans want and it’s not what the Premier promised them.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

January 23, 2018

“But as we’ve seen over the past year, cuts are threatening those services and the things we all care about are starting to fall through the cracks.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

January 18, 2018

Despite being a profitable multinational company, Tim Hortons refuses to respect the spirit of the new labour law to improve wages and working condition of low paid workers.

December 15, 2017

"When you look at how busy our paramedics are, I just can’t see how you could cut the service without putting lives at risk.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

November 28, 2017

The MGEU/NUPGE has spoken out about cuts that are driven by the bottom line instead of patient care. The union will continue to urge the Premier and Minister of Health to reverse health care cuts that are putting patient care in jeopardy. 

October 10, 2017

"They have been hired by governments across Canada, and their reports have been used to sell a number of privatization schemes. Manitobans need to know this is the firm that the PC government worked with in the ‘90s when they tried to privatize home care in Manitoba, and they helped privatize Hydro One in Ontario." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President