"Manitoba's public sector unions came to the table with practical ideas to help reduce the deficit, but it's clear that the Pallister government was never serious about consulting with anyone." — Kevin Rebeck, MFL President
"PEIUPSE/NUPGE supports the new federal Liberal government in their commitment to repeal this unjust legislation at the earliest possible opportunity." — Karen Jackson, PEIUPSE President
"I'm rarely at a loss for words. But we had no idea it was going to be this bad. If this law is allowed to pass, it will make Canadian labour history," says Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
Leaked documents from the European Union suggest that the negotiations for the Canada and European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are actually far from over.
Bill C-525 sets the bar so high for employees to choose to belong to a union that if the same rules applied to federal elections, the House of Commons would sit empty.