"Syria is in turmoil. Turkey's invasion of Syria is taking us further from a peaceful resolution to the conflict. Canada should be taking stronger action to demand Turkey withdraw and to firmly assert that we are on the side of peace, democracy, and respect for international law." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“By continuing to meddle with this long-standing practice, the McNeil government threatens to throw the already-overwhelmed legal system into chaos.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
All candidates have made promises to help Canadians put more money in their pockets and to combat poverty in Canada. The National Union has researched past legislation and voting records to let Canadians decide who will really help them get ahead.
National Union releases Voters' Guide factsheet on LGBTQI2S rights.
Most of the political parties have a drastically different approach to post-secondary education. In this election, Canadians will be able to choose which promise is worth supporting for the future of the country.
National Union releases Voter's Guide factsheet on electoral reform.
People with disabilities face many barriers in society. What are federal political parties proposing to enhance the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in our society?
National Union releases a Voter’s Guide factsheet on Immigrant and Refugee Rights.
As NUPGE members who work to provide services for seniors can tell you, funding has not kept pace with need.
Hate Crimes are steadily rising in Canada. What are federal political parties proposing to address this troubling trend?
40% of renters in Canada are paying rents that aren’t affordable.
"The National Union stands with MGEU/NUPGE and its members as they fight for a fair deal." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President.
With 2 out of 4 national political parties committed to universal child care, the outcome of the election could help reduce the overwhelming costs for families across the country.
Doug Ford has publicly declared that he has “no sympathy” for people who are not criminally responsible for violent crimes due to mental illness. Ford’s solution? Lock ‘em up and throw away the key because they should be “dealt with in jail.”
When the rich and powerful use tax havens to avoid paying their share, the money going into their overseas bank accounts is effectively coming from public services that could be making life easier for people who are struggling.
National Union releases a Voter’s Guide factsheet on Women’s Rights.
A dodgy privatization scheme getting an award from the privatization industry is one more reminder that what’s good for the privatization industry and what’s good for the public are two very different things.
Ottawa (7 Oct. 2019) — “Correctional officers have some of the toughest jobs in Canada, and our members are proud of the work they do. But they need more support from every level of government.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President.
National Union releases a Voter’s Guide factsheet on Indigenous Rights.
National Union releases a Voter's Guide factsheet on pharmacare. With 3 of the 4 national political parties committed to pharmacare, the outcome of this election will be critical to the future of public health care in Canada.