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  • Black History Month February 1 – March 1 January 26, 2021
    Click on the picture to get more information, take CUPE’s Black History quiz, or complete a Black History word search!   The post Black History Month February 1 – March 1 appeared first on CUPE Alberta.
  • Aloha Kenney January 14, 2021
    Had enough yet? Tired of the corruption. The cuts. The broken promises. The arrogance. The entitlement. The pension grab. It’s time to fire Jason Kenney. Sign on at www.AlohaKenney.ca. The post Aloha Kenney appeared first on CUPE Alberta.
  • Albertans ready for change: UCP slips behind NDP in approval ratings November 26, 2020
    For immediate release November 26, 2020 CALGARY – If a provincial election were held today, Albertans would send Jason Kenney and the UCP packing and return to the NDP under Rachel Notley. That was the finding by an Environics Research poll of 1,205 Albertans taken Nov 10-23. The poll was commissioned by the Canadian Union […]
  • Alberta doesn’t like Kenney’s handling of health care and COVID-19: poll November 25, 2020
    CALGARY – A new poll of Albertans by Environics Research paints a picture of a population deeply unhappy with Premier Jason Kenney’s handling of the health care system and the COVID-19 pandemic, and supportive of health care workers fighting for their jobs. The poll, commissioned by the Canadian Union of Public Employees, surveyed 1,205 Albertans […]
  • Roots to Power: Workshop series November 23, 2020
    SAVE THE DATE We would like to invite you to attend the first installment in CUPE Alberta’s Roots to Power Series, which will focus on member mobilization and strike preparation. This free event will be held via Zoom on January 15th and 16th, 2021. You can register at tinyurl.com/Roots2Power. This two-day event will include speakers, […]
  • MLA must apologize for suggesting unions want to harvest human organs – CUPE November 6, 2020
    CALGARY — UCP MLA Tany Yao needs to apologize and withdraw remarks made in the Alberta Legislature suggesting labour groups support harvesting human organs from prisoners and countries that practice such loathsome acts. CUPE Alberta President Rory Gill made the call on Twitter for Yao to apologize after the Fort McMurray MLA made a members […]
  • CUPE AB President shows support at AUPE Wildcat Strike at Foothills Hospital in Calgary October 26, 2020
    Rory Gill, CUPE AB President visited the protesting workers at Foothills Hospital in Calgary today.  Here is his message. The post CUPE AB President shows support at AUPE Wildcat Strike at Foothills Hospital in Calgary appeared first on CUPE Alberta.
  • STATEMENT REGARDING AUPE WILDCAT HEATHCARE STRIKE October 26, 2020
    CUPE is in full support of Alberta health care workers who are protesting their loss of jobs at the hands of the Kenney government. The people who work in health care are the heroes of the pandemic. They risk their own health to keep the rest of us safe. These workers are being attacked by […]
  • Vigil Service – Sister Deborah Onwu October 19, 2020
    The post Vigil Service – Sister Deborah Onwu appeared first on CUPE Alberta.
  • NOTLEY: You are the target of Kenney’s ‘fiscal reckoning.’ October 8, 2020
    “The Alberta Advantage isn’t under the ground, it’s sitting in your seat.” NDP Leader Rachel Notley used her speech to CUPE Alberta’s convention to articulate an alternative economic approach to Jason Kenney’s ‘fiscal reckoning.’ Notley said UCP Leader Jason Kenney is attacking the public sector and the people who work in it. “They’re doubling down […]