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Multilateral Early Learning and Child Care Framework signed


“As it is, the agreement ignores the federal government’s election promise to create a ‘framework ensuring affordable, high-quality, fully inclusive child care is available to all families who need it’; it does not make universality even a long-term goal,." — Morna Ballantyne, executive director, Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada (CCAAC).

Support World Blood Day and safe blood in Canada!


“Canada has lived through the tragedy of tainted blood, with ordinary Canadians being infected because our blood system was not secure. Governments must learn the lessons of the past, otherwise they risk condemning more Canadians to suffering. NUPGE and our members will continue to work with our allies to press our elected representatives to ban paid blood and plasma.” Larry Brown, NUPGE President

NUPGE donates to Oxfam to fight food crisis


"As we work together to fight crises around the world, Oxfam Canada is a strong ally here at home to counter the issues of centralized wealth, poverty, and the gender wage gap." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer 

Win of the Week! June 11-17

SEIU West -

A member was terminated after not completing their educational modules in the time allocated by their employer – however, due to extenuating circumstances, this member was unable to complete the modules in time. SEIU-West advocated on the member’s behalf and just this week, the member was awarded an extension and is back at work! Another great Win of the Week!