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January 30, 2015

"Public services must be there when Nova Scotians need them. This is a time to support the most vulnerable Nova Scotians, not pull support away.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

January 27, 2015

Members of the community speak out on the cuts to postal service home delivery. 

January 5, 2015

Contract talks between the blood service workers and the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) are scheduled to resume January 5. 

November 10, 2014

“It’s time for the federal Conservatives to begin treating veterans and soldiers as strong, proud, and loving Canadians who have earned our constant support, gratitude, and respect.” — NUPGE National President James Clancy

October 27, 2014

“It is a mystery to me how turning good jobs into lower paid part-time jobs is supposed to improve the delivery of quality education,” said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

October 10, 2014

Edmonton (10 Oct. 2014) — Faced with a crisis in health care, Jim Prentice's Conservative government appears to be planning to cut the quality of emergency care and attack front-line workers, the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE) said on October 8.

October 9, 2014

“If executives at Canadian Blood Services are looking for someone to blame for the lowest national blood inventory levels since 2008, they should look in the mirror,” says Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

January 24, 2014

"We need more creative and forward thinking by Canada Post. Right now its decisions are hurting Canadians two-fold: cutting service and raising prices. Sounds like a recipe for privatization." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

September 9, 2014

Supporters of postal delivery want to know why Canada Post and the Conservative government could not wait until the review of the Canadian Postal Service Charter — a public and accountable consultation process — before rushing to gut public postal services. 

July 21, 2014

PEI deputy ministers will no longer receive benefits for two pension years for every one year of work, but government wants to increase base pay by $50,000.