“Banning paid blood donations across the country is the right thing to do. We are calling on the federal health minister to take action. We support provincial campaigns for legislation but recognize they are needed only because of continuing federal inaction” – Larry Brown, President of NUPGE
"Our union believes in supporting communities, and we recognize that this time of year can be hard for a lot of people. If we can help in any way to make things a little bit easier, then it is a worthwhile cause." — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President
"I would also like to recognize and to thank B.C. Wildfire Service crews and all other emergency response units who are keeping our communities safe." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Unions do much more than help their members. Unions help people in their communities every day, and especially with projects like Sock it to Poverty.
Striking workers at Community Living Campbellford/Brighton welcome donations to their hardship fund.
“But it’s also a big loss for all of Westman. It's never easy for a city like Brandon to see jobs cut and shifted to a larger centre.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"From library reviews to Muskrat Falls to P3s to public sector bargaining and everything in between, this sort of ‘pay-to-play’ arrangement casts a shadow over the entire political process." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
"The Liberals are still proposing a gag order for six months before an election that would effectively prevent communicating about any issue associated with any party.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“Thank you to the over 8,900 members of NBU/NUPGE for your support and generosity.” — Krista Carr, NBACL executive director
"It is our hope that these offerings will help put their lives and communities back together." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President