"Just as earlier governments used industrial strategies to build our country, our current federal and provincial governments need modern industrial strategies to respond to the problem of climate change." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
V20 coalition launched in Lima proposes ways to raise funds for climate adaptation projects.
"When a government refuses to consider alternative energy sources, sidelines its own utilities commission, ignores environmental concerns and Aboriginal People’s constitutional rights, citizens have a responsibility to speak out." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Despite being victims of Ontario's austerity agenda, forest firefighters in Ontario have stepped forward to help out in western Canada.
“If mandatory testing and documentation were part of the design approval process, they wouldn’t need to issue this order now." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
Climate change solutions must place the public good over private profits.
With bold new initiatives coming from the world's two largest economies to address climate change, it is time for the Canadian government to finally act!
A decade of cuts, deregulation, reorganization leaves shell of ministry.
With Italy, France and Germany already in support, the UK is now the only centre-right Government amongst Europe's five biggest economies not to back the tax.
"Acts of civil disobedience have a tried and true history of propelling societies towards change. NUPGE stands behind the protestors in the call to halt this mega pipeline," said James Clancy, National President, National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE).