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income inequality

July 15, 2019

People are “more likely to stay on the same rung of the income tax ladder and were less likely to move up or down relative to other taxfilers.”

June 21, 2019

"We are privileged to have these beautiful dancers with us to mark National Indigenous People's Day. We are honoured they could share their extraordinary talents with us, and help us celebrate the vibrant culture and history of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis."— Larry Brown, NUPGE President

February 1, 2019

26 billionaires are as wealthy as half of all humanity combined.

January 25, 2019

“The growing number of Canadians struggling with debt is a result of the increase in income inequality. To tackle problems like the personal debt crisis we need to be taking action to reduce income inequality.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

September 7, 2018

For a family with 2 children, sending their children to private schools can cost up to $154,980 a year. That's 4.6 times the median income, based on the most recent figures from Statistics Canada. 

August 30, 2018

The hope for our best future lies in this broad solidarity. We are the ones who know how to get things done when we work together. We are the ones who have learned from the past, and are working for a better future for everyone. We are proud of our accomplishments — those that benefit our members and those that benefit everyone else, too.  And we have much to be proud of.  — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

August 8, 2018

Attempt by Republicans to make Missouri a right to work state was defeated by a two to one margin. Even many Republican voters weren’t prepared to support restricting workers’ rights.

May 4, 2018

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May 4, 2018

This shattered the union's goal of raising 30,000 products to match the total collected across the lower mainland last year.

February 28, 2018

The issues that weren’t addressed in the 2018 budget are ones the federal government doesn’t expect to get much attention or ones where people have become so discouraged that they are willing to settle for peanuts.