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Canadian Union of Public Employees
With 570,000 members across Canada, CUPE represents workers in health care, education, municipalities, libraries, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services and airlines.
Canada-EU deal could unleash 'corporate litigation boom'
November 21, 2014
A new report warns that controversial investor protection rules in the proposed CETA could expose Canada to a new wave of corporate lawsuits that restrict the powers of all levels of governments.
Universal child care necessary in Canada
November 17, 2014
Universal child care is the pre-condition for gender equality and a public good, much like public health care and education.
national child care program
Universal public drug plan favoured in new report
November 10, 2014
The time has come to ask not whether a universal public drug plan is relevant but rather simply when it needs to be implemented.
universal drug plan
Income splitting vs. childcare
October 31, 2014
The Harper government persists on ineffective high-cost proposals such as income-splitting and the Universal Child Care Benefit. But, is this what we really need?
Expanded privatization in throne speech the wrong approach
October 24, 2014
The Government of Saskatchewan announced an expansion of its misguided privatization agenda with promises of more public-private partnerships, private liquor stores and more.
Invest in jobs not war
October 8, 2014
We know that public investment in infrastructure, education, health care, social services and jobs is a precondition to peace and stability everywhere in the world. We should invest in peace.
Solidarity with pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
October 1, 2014
Activists in Hong Kong are condemning and opposing restrictive election processes being imposed in advance of elections in 2017.
assault on democracy
Hong Kong protests
Major demonstration in Montreal opposing Bill 3
September 24, 2014
On Saturday, more than 25,000 people protesting the Couillard government's Bill 3 marched through downtown Montreal.
Cautionary lesson for Ontario to not expand use of private clinics
August 27, 2014
Botched operations at private surgery clinics in the United Kingdom are costing UK patients their eyesight and mobility and the public health care system a lot of money.
public health care
access to health care
City walks away from pension talks: Refuses to Honour Our Deal
August 15, 2014
After calling City employees back to the table for pension talks, Regina has walked away from further negotiations.
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