December 6: Remember and Work for Change

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CUPE Nova Scotia and the CUPE Nova Scotia Women’s Committee is marking December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, by calling on CUPE members, and all Nova Scotians, to stand up and fight for change. This year, December 6 marks the 31st anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechique Massacre … Read more…

Call to participate in the development of a National Anti-Racism Strategy for CUPE

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Please join us for a virtual session that is being hosted for Black, Indigenous, and racialized members in the Atlantic and Maritimes regions to participate in the development of a National Anti-Racism Strategy for CUPE. CUPE National’s Human Rights Branch and Union Education Branch are hosting these Zoom meetings in regions across the country. Download … Read more…

Statement from CUPE Nova Scotia: Treaty Rights in Nova Scotia

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CUPE Nova Scotia strongly condemns the anti-Indigenous racism and violence that has rocked our province in recent days. CUPE Nova Scotia stands in solidarity with the Mi’kmaq fishers who are exercising their constitutional right to engage in a “moderate livelihood” fishery. In 1999, the Marshall Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed this right, … Read more…