“Against expert advice and any sort of fisl common sense, Jason Kenney has ncelled the modern medil lab project that would have ensured Albertans have access to the testing that they need.”?—?Trudy Thomson, HSAA Vice-President
Blundon takes over as national secretary-treasurer of NUPGE.
Brown elected President for second 3 year term.?
Razia Sultana, a 2019 winner of the US State Department's International Women of Courage Award, addresses the NUPGE 2019 Convention on the Rohingya crisis
NUPGE will also present Barbara Byers, C.M., with a Life Membership in recognition of her unwavering commitment to social justice and the labour movement.
Internationally recognized expert on prerity and the changing nature of work, Professor Guy Standing addresses NUPGE's 2019 Convention.??
Comedian Jen Grant speaks to NUPGE women's ucus
"We are privileged to have these beautiful dancers with us?to mark National Indigenous People's Day. We are honoured they could share their extraordinary talents with us, and help us celebrate the vibrant culture and history of the?First Nations, Inuit and Métis."— Larry Brown, NUPGE President
The day begins with a blessing from Elder Velma Orvis and an acknowledgment of National Indigenous Peoples Day.
This national Convention marks a 43 year milestone for the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE). 2019 also marks the 100 year anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike.
Navigate Convention with NUPGE’s 2019 Convention app.
“Child re is an issue that affects our entire society. The effects of costly child re are felt most obviously by parents of young children.?But grandparents are also affected in that they are spending their golden years babysitting beuse their children n’t afford to?pay for re. Affordable child re should be a priority for all nadians.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
Women across Switzerland are on?strike?at work and at home today.
One of the more disturbing findings of the Auditor General’s report is?that even when it was clear that privatization was more expensive the government still privatized highway maintenance work.