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Nova Scotia government tables “uncaring” budget

Nova Scotia government tables “uncaring” budget

The “uncaring” budget presented yesterday by the Rankin government has many gaps in new program spending, some of which includes long term care, child care and community services. “Most notably, there was no recognition for the value of ‘care’ related jobs – predominantly female, low paying sectors of work,” says CUPE Nova Scotia President Nan McFadgen.

NUPGE welcomes Supreme Court ruling on carbon pricing

NUPGE welcomes Supreme Court ruling on carbon pricing

“This is an important day for climate action. Carbon pricing is just one tool in the toolbox for meeting the climate crisis, but it remains an important one. We hope that today’s decision drives forward ambitious federal action to respond to the climate emergency and to ensure the transition to a low-carbon economy is a just one.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

Canadian Performers ratify new Video Game Agreement between ACTRA and Game On Creative, Inc.

Canadian Performers ratify new Video Game Agreement between ACTRA and Game On Creative, Inc.

Canadian performers have ratified the terms of settlement reached between ACTRA and Game On Creative, Inc. with respect to the agreement covering performers engaged in video game production in Canada. The new agreement includes a three per cent increase to all rates in each year of the three-year Agreement and is retroactively in effect from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2023.