In the last 10 years, an estimated 260 million people have been forced to migrate due to climate-related impacts. Today, on International Migrants Day, Public Services International (PSI) demands an approach which combines the protection of their human rights and the defence of quality public services.
NUPGE reaffirms its commitment to be part of the movement for climate action, environmental justice, and environmental sustainability.
This video provides facts and arguments to help us push back against the agenda of cost-cutting that is hurting public services and hurting the province.
“Get ready for the fight of your life.” ― Mike Parker, HSAA President
“If this is a signal of a cuts-and-privatization agenda, they need to prepare for the fight of their life." ― Mike Parker, HSAA President
Doug Ford has publicly declared that he has “no sympathy” for people who are not criminally responsible for violent crimes due to mental illness. Ford’s solution? Lock ‘em up and throw away the key because they should be “dealt with in jail.”
“Those who pay attention to history will know that Conservative governments have a track record of making seemingly innocuous changes that pave the way to privatization.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“Whether it’s at the bargaining table, in the workplace, or on the doorsteps of the Conservative MPPs trying to slash our services, we’ll always stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our newest members at Legal Aid Ontario.” — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer
The LCBO is a massive organization that provides critical investment in our public services. It should be run by people who know the retail business and who know Ontario’s alcohol system, not by people who only know Ford’s cellphone number.
"Canada and the E.U. should continue to support a type of economy which profits more than just the privileged few."