Strong majority opposes Harper healthcare funding regime – ready for Premiers to take a stand.
In what may be another black eye for the Conservative government, there are reports that the German government may reject the proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) over the inclusion of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions.
Conservative government seen as using tax audits as way to silence critics.
More than 350 organizations in 115 countries warn that Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) will make it easier for corporations to make profits and with impunity.
Kiefer Sutherland, grandson of Tommy Douglas, narrates video as part of the launch of national campaign for a new Health Accord.
"The quality of health care that Canadians receive should not depend on where you live or your ability to pay," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
The March 25 Let People Vote! day of action is part of a growing movement focused on stopping the Harper government from introducing U.S.-style voter suppression into Canadian law.
"Whether it is sharing a biographic database of people who cross the border or the review of Canadian bank accounts with more than $50,000 to determine if they are “U.S. reportable” the freedom and privacy of Canadians is rapidly eroding away" - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
With reports that the federal government will announce a greater surplus than expected the National Union urges the development and use of a Fairness Test to ensure that future budgets reduce, not increase, income inequality.