“Paul was working to build a better world for all of us — with all of us — one where we treat each other with dignity and respect, with kindness and compassion. What a wonderful legacy to leave.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Pat was a no-nonsense labour activist, and extremely committed and dedicated in all his efforts to creating a safer work environment for his fellow members.
"Louis wanted the world to be a better place — and he wasn't about to wait. He was always the first to roll up his sleeves and get to work to make it that way," says NUPGE National President James Clancy.
Vince Murray, the founder and first President of the Canadian Peace Officers Memorial Association (CPOMA), and an activist with OPSEU/NUPGE has passed away, leaving a strong legacy for all of Canada's peace officers.
Trade union member Oscar López Triviño, who worked for Nestlé, was killed on 9 November in Bugalagrande, south-western Colombia. One day earlier, paramilitaries sent a death threat to members of the union to which he belongs. Other members of the union are still at risk.