Polling shows how unpopular and costly privatizing public services is, but Ontario government continues to push forward with privatization projects.
The NDP promised to make child care more accessible and affordable during the election campaign, and they are making good on that promise — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
These dedicated workers want improved working conditions to help them better advocate for children and families." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
"It's time governments across the country stop wasting time on attacking unions and workers and get back to working on critical issues that will benefit our communities." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
"We would ask the federal and all provincial governments and territories to follow Quebec and Ontario's lead in prohibiting for-profit corporations that pay for blood and plasma donations." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
"This issue was significant enough that government felt it warranted the time and expense of a study. Why are they now dragging their feet on implementing the recommendations that were made?" — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
“For people without defined benefit pension plans, there’s an ever-present fear of seeing a significant drop in their retirement income.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
The BCGEU/NUPGE is so proud of Officer Knighton and the immense courage he demonstrated that day.
“Lawrence instills confidence and pride in his students and draws on his experience in the field to encourage students to be their best.” — Apprenticeship Manitoba Awards
“The Ministry of Justice is making a decision that will definitely reduce security in our courts, based on the assumption that it will save some small, unknown amount of money.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President