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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.
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.
B.C. Liberals should drop political stunts, get back to the table
August 5, 2014
Christy Clark government's latest political ploy in its dispute with the BC Teachers Federation demonstrates the BC Liberals' lack of commitment to education.
BC teachers' strike
Harper government trade deal unravelling
July 31, 2014
The news that the proposed Canada-European trade deal, and its dangerous provisions that threaten vital public services, is being nixed by Germany is welcomed by a lot of people.
Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
Israel/Palestine: An immediate long-lasting ceasefire and return to negotiations
July 21, 2014
Public Services International is calling for an immediate long-lasting ceasefire and return to negotiations in the Israel and Palestine conflict.
attack on Gaza
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