INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD: OCTOBER 11TH
International Day of the Girl Child is a day celebrated worldwide, championing the rights of girls and reflecting on the challenges they face based on their gender. This year the United Nations chose the theme of: My Voice Our Equal Future, this reminds us that everyone benefits when girls have the chance to excel.
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February 24, 2023
Invitation to attend the African Heritage Month Webinar, Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 7:00 pm
NSGEU is pleased to be able to have our members hear from Mr. Craig M. Smith, President of the Black...
January 27, 2023
February is African Heritage Month
This year’s African Heritage Month provincial theme, Seas of struggle – African Peoples from Shore to Shore, outlines the struggles of people...
January 26, 2023
January 27 is the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust
Theme “Home and Belonging” Exploring how victims adjusted their ideas of “home” and “belonging” as they faced the violent, anti-Semitic onslaught...
December 9, 2022
December 10 is Human Rights Day
PHOTO:© Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights This year’s slogan for Human Rights Day is “Dignity,...
November 24, 2022
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (Nov 25) and the 16 Days of Activism (Nov 25-Dec 10)
UNiTE! Activism to End Violence against Women & Girls! Five years ago, the #MeToo movement, founded by activist Tarana Burke...
September 20, 2022
You’re Invited: Feedback Sought on Discrimination & Racism Definitions
Dear member, The Provincial government’s Office of Equity & Anti-Racism Initiatives is seeking public input on proposed definitions for types...
April 17, 2022
Equality Day, April 17
Equality Day is celebrated across Canada on April 17 to mark the coming into force of the equality provisions of...
December 7, 2021
Statement on Racism
The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) stands in solidarity with the Halifax Hawks Minor Hockey Association and...
November 10, 2021
2021 Sock It To Poverty Campaign
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused our lives, our families, our workplaces to change. It has also changed the way the...