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The NSGEU Speaks Out on NSLC Issues

By Ian Johnson When the Minister for the Liquor Control Act announced in early June that seven more Agency Stores would be allowed to open, NSGEU moved quickly to condemn the move. With the additional seven, the total number of Agency Stores will be 58. As President Joan Jessome explained: “We think it is important […]

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Action Alert: Stop the College of Physicians from Pushing Privatization! Info Picket June 17th

Action Alert: Stop the College of Physicians from Pushing Privatization!   Info Picket 8:45 am, Tuesday June 17th, 7071 Bayers Road* At their recent annual general meeting, the NS College of Physicians and Surgeons announced that they are getting ready for privatization of health care. The CEO of the College, Dr. Gus Grant, said that […]

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NSGEU Condemns Approval of Seven More Agency Stores: Another Broken Promise

Press Release: The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union condemns today’s announcement by the Minister responsible for the Liquor Control Act of the government’s approval for seven more agency stores.  This brings the total number of Agency Stores to 58. According to NSGEU President Joan Jessome, “We think it is important to remember that […]

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Kudos to the NDP and Finance Ministerfor standing firmly behind publicly owned liquor stores

In an article in the Herald today the Minister clearly stated “the government has no interest in privatization”. We couldn’t agree more, and congratulate this government for their clarity on this issue. The employees of the NSLC deliver a quality service to Nova Scotians. They have a comprehensive system of checking I.D. that keeps liquor […]

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