Parliament Watch

08 Oct 2015

"This is a deal by business, for business, with a price tag Canadians shouldn’t have to pay."

Commentary by Larry Brown, National Secretary-Treasurer, National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE).

07 Oct 2015

From the economy to the environment, social programs to foreign policy, health care to tax cuts, the tar sands to free trade deals, and many other areas, the 36 contributors to the book detail the facts and key moments of the 40th and 41st parliamentary sessions.

08 Sep 2015

The National Union of Public and General Employees joins with its sisters and brothers in the labour movement in calling for greater assistance for the Syrian refugees.

22 Jul 2015

“It creates broad and dangerous new powers, without commensurate accountability, and this can result in serious mistakes.” — Sukanya Pillay, Executive Director and General Counsel of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.

21 Apr 2015

In this pre-election budget, the Conservative government is taking public money and giving it to people who need it the least.

11 Mar 2015

A National Day of Action to stop the "secret police" Bill, C-51, has been called for March 14. All Canadians are encouraged to get involved.

10 Nov 2014

“It’s time for the federal Conservatives to begin treating veterans and soldiers as strong, proud, and loving Canadians who have earned our constant support, gratitude, and respect.” — NUPGE National President James Clancy

26 Apr 2012

The myriad assaults on the nation being implemented by Harper are really just the latest chapter in what has been a revolution of lowered expectations: a deliberate and systematic culture war on ordinary Canadians' deeply held values about the role of government.

25 Apr 2012

Trade Justice Network publishes fact sheets debunking Harper government's myths about the benefits of EU-Canada free trade.

24 Apr 2012

Nobody really knows the cost of cutting oversight agencies but without the proper information we run the risk of making serious problems even worse and, in the long term, that will cost all of us.


By James ClancyNational PresidentNational Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE)


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