International Solidarity

05 Oct 2015

“It’s clear that the Harper Conservatives are not doing enough to address the global humanitarian crisis. They have failed terribly in matching the good will, generosity and eagerness of Canadians to help support the settlement of Syrian refugees in Canada.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

01 May 2015

Let us celebrate the triumph that slowly but inevitably flows when people stand together for what they know is right.

10 Feb 2015

“The Canadian government has made us proud many times for taking leading international stands for basic human decency and dignity, and we’re confident that it will do so again by strongly supporting the right to strike during next month’s ILO meeting," says NUPGE National President James Clancy.

19 Jan 2015

Amnesty International (Canada) has issued an urgent request regarding death threats made against activists in Colombia.

27 Nov 2014

Join the international campaign to force McDonald's to reinstate Gahyun Lee and respect labour rights. Send your message today

30 Oct 2014

"Oxfam's report is a timely reminder that any real effort to end poverty has to confront the public policy choices that create and sustain inequality." — Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University, winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics.

16 Oct 2014

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has provided a donation of $25,000 to international efforts to respond to the Ebola epidemic in Western Africa. Realizing that the crisis requires a greater response from the international community, NUPGE has called on the Conservative government to step up with more resources.

10 Apr 2014

"The National Union is strongly committed to the campaign to win the release of the remaining members of the Cuban 5 who are unjustly held in U.S. prisons," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

24 Apr 2012

Harper government trying to undermine sustainable development at UNCTAD conference in Doha today, say Canadian civil society organizations.

27 Oct 2011

Electrical workers persecuted by Mexican government.


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