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Alberta

May 31, 2019

Right-wing governments have repeatedly proven that they are against workers' rights. Jason Kenney's has introduced legislation confirming that he is yet another anti-worker premier. — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

April 18, 2019

“In the past, our lack of action has allowed even greater destruction to the environment. Today, we are seeing politicians actively use climate change and environmental protection as wedge issues to rally their base. Attacks by governments on organizations who are legitimately seeking a more sustainaible environment are reprehensible and must be condemned." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

March 23, 2018

“HSAA/NUPGE will be keeping a close eye on where that money is spent to ensure it goes to the frontlines where it’s needed.” — Mike Parker, HSAA President

November 30, 2017

“The Finance Minister pledged to both protect frontline services and impose a hiring freeze. These 2 actions are incompatible." — Mike Parker, HSAA President

June 8, 2017

"HSAA/NUPGE members, in all the professions they represent, are indeed lucky to have a President who so clearly is prepared to go that extra mile to make our world, and therefore theirs, a better place.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

May 31, 2017

"We mustn't be lulled into thinking that these changes fix all of the serious problems facing workers today. There is still much work to do in both provinces, and across the country, before we can claim that workers’ rights are protected and respected as they should be." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

May 25, 2017

"We’ve been waiting for decades for these kinds of basic protections. It’s time to bring our labour laws in line with other Canadian provinces,” says Mike Parker, HSAA President

May 11, 2016

"It is our hope that these offerings will help put their lives and communities back together." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

April 12, 2016

"To suggest that there would not be ambulance services available to respond to an emergency when needed, whether in the midst of a strike or not, is a dangerous misrepresentation." — Michael Parker, HSAA Vice-President

October 28, 2015

"The investments being made now will pay dividends for Albertans in the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President