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February 8, 2018

Our new ad will be playing throughout CBC's coverage of the Olympics.  But if you can't wait visit www.unionsyeah.ca to see the direction All Together Now! campaign is taking!

January 25, 2018

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January 26, 2018

The Nova Scotia government has announced significant changes to the education system, including the dissolution of 7 elected school boards.

November 1, 2017

"Currently 16,000 members of my own union who are instructors, librarians and other professional staff in community colleges in the province of Ontario have been on strike for the past 3 weeks on this very issue. Over 60 per cent of the faculty are on short-term contracts, usually 4 months long. They are seeking creation of more permanent positions and equality of wages for contract staff." — Cliff Andstein, NUPGE delegate to PSI World Congress

October 5, 2017

“When these folks came to us, they were specifically looking for improved health and safety supports and a stronger voice in general with their employer." — Michelle Gawronsky MGEU President

October 3, 2017

“As more and more hospitals in the province face the prospect of mergers, it makes sense that hospital professionals just look to  OPSEU/NUPGE which can point to decades of experience representing healthcare providers." — Lucy Morton, OPSEU Regional Vice-President Region 2

August 31, 2017

"In hostile environments like these, it's easy to be frustrated and cynical. But we know that when we work together, no challenge is too big. On this Labour Day, as we take time to recover from our struggles and celebrate our gains, we look ahead to see what more can be done to improve our lives, the lives of our neighbours and our entire community." — Larry Brown, President, NUPGE

August 15, 2017

Be bold. Be creative. Be heartfelt. And tell us why unions matter to you! 

June 16, 2017

"The future will tell if Canada's ratification means anything more than a press release and photo op," added Brown. "We'll need to keep our eye on this ball." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

June 16, 2017

"If you ever wanted to see the strangest bed fellows, you would just have to look at the opposition to the Conservative legislation. From the NHL's Players' Association, to the Canadian Bar Association, to academics, accountants, labour and business people, we all knew that this legislation was undemocratic, undermining and unnecessary."— Larry Brown, NUPGE President