Sep 29, 2009 -
CCPA Releases Affordability Gap Study
There is a major affordability gap between Canada’s richest and poorest households, says a new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study released last week.
Sep 28, 2009 -
Fallen Peace and Police Officers Honoured in Ottawa
Thousands of peace and police officers from across Canada were joined by members of the public on Parliament Hill Sunday to pay tribute to colleagues who have died in the line of duty.
Sep 25, 2009 -
2009 National Union Scholarship Winners Announced
Each year the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers four scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers.
Sep 24, 2009 -
All Charities Kicks-off with a Splash
Today the Manitoba department of Competitiveness, Training and Trade hosted the official kick-off for the 2009 All Charities Campaign at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.
Sep 24, 2009 -
Hundreds of Alberta hospital beds will close
Alberta Health Services (AHS), the province's health authority, announced this week that 350 hospital beds in Calgary and Edmonton will be closed and patients moved to a network of 775 community-based spaces.
Sep 22, 2009 -
Forget Freedom 55, Freedom 70 could be the reality
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is launching a campaign to fight the proposed amendments to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) by the federal government.
Sep 21, 2009 -
Spaghetti Lunch Returns Nov. 4
The annual Spaghetti Luncheon returns Wednesday, November 4th (11:30am – 1:30pm) to the Royal Canadian Legion in Portage la Prairie (275 Duke Ave.).
Sep 14, 2009 -
MGEU Announces New Special Event Offers for Members
The MGEU is pleased to announce a new promotional offer that provides members with discounts to some of the most popular events coming to the MTS Centre.
Sep 11, 2009 -
Manitoba commits $47 million for H1N1 planning
The Manitoba government is spending $47 million on its pandemic plan this fall, which includes mass vaccination clinics to tackle the H1H1 flu outbreak.
Sep 04, 2009 -
Reflections on Labour Day
NUPGE President James Clancy urges workers to reflect on the “fundamental values of fairness, compassion, equality and dignity” this long weekend.