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Democrats raise same concerns about USMCA as Canadian labour

“The USMCA won’t fix the long-term problems with NAFTA that have caused so much grief. We’ll still lose factories to right-to-work states, and we’ll still face wage stagnation caused by direct competition with countries that have lower wages, both the US and Mexico.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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Get on the bus with Capers 4 Healthcare on Nov. 16!

The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) encourages those concerned about the health care crisis to let the health minister know how you feel.

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Manitoba spends over $16M on private consultants

“These consultants are paid to do one job, and part of that job is toeing the government line.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

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‘It’s time to start listening to the people’: OPSEU

“It’s part of their strategy: say the sky is falling to justify a hidden agenda of deep public sector cuts and privatization. Well Minister, we aren’t going to sit by and wait for the fallout. We’re ready to fight.” —Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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BCGEU welcomes B.C.'s Action Plan to mitigate wildfire and flood risks

“I am especially pleased to see plans to develop mental health recovery programs and supports for workers and people from affected communities, a wide-ranging emphasis on partnership and coordination with First Nations and Indigenous groups, as well as improvements to Emergency Social Services”—BCGEU President Stephanie Smith

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Reverse the cuts to the Compass Residential Youth Program: Sign the petition

5 jobs have been cut from the Compass Residential Youth Program in Portage la Prairie. Please sign and share the petition to send a message to the Manitoba government and urge them to reverse these reckless cuts!

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NAPE launches Home Care: Our Best Choice campaign

“We wanted to launch this campaign to highlight the positive impact that home care and youth care workers have on thousands of people across the province every single day.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

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Involvement of organized crime in legal cannabis preventable

Legalizing recreational cannabis was supposed to end organized crime’s control over the cannabis industry. But without a public registry of beneficial owners and publicly operated stores, we have no way of knowing what’s happening.

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PSAC President addresses NUPGE's National Executive Board

“I want to thank Brother Aylward for speaking with us today. We stand in solidarity and appreciate the work you and your members are doing for the betterment of all workers.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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Community Service Workers play a critical role in society

Community service workers are the epitome of hope: hope for a better future for those they serve; hope for a better world that values the worth of every person. 

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