Canada's Nurses Agree! Education is a right!

Many respected leaders have argued that, “Education [and health care] should be a right, not a privilege.”

This is a statement that I believe in whole-heartedly.

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OPSEU: Together we will build a better society

Our members believe strongly in the goals of your campaign: to ensure universal access to education, regardless of financial circumstances; to improve equity of access for groups that continue to face barriers to participation in higher education; and to ensure that our public education system continues to be public, both in its goals and its funding. 

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NL's largest union stands shoulder to shoulder with student movement

The student and union movement have been long-time allies in the fight for properly resourced public services, good jobs, strong communities, and a more just and equal society. We are proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with you and the students your organization unites. When public services, workers, jobs, pay and benefits have come under attack, students have been there on the front lines – waving your banner high and proud in support of our members. In the spirit of solidarity that has united our movements for so long, we will be proud to return that favour on November 2 at campuses and communities across Newfoundland and Labrador.

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CUPE supports Canadian Federation of Students' call for public, accessible post-secondary education

Resolution​ of CUPE’s National Executive Board

Re: Post-Secondary Education


  • Support the Canadian Federation of Students’ call for public, high-quality, post-secondary education that is accessible by all Canadians.
  • Endorse the CFS National Day of Action, November 2, 2016.
  • Encourage our members on university and college campuses to participate in campus activities on that day.
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UNITE HERE Brings 20,000 Hospitality Workers in Solidarity with Students

To the Canadian Federation of Students,

I am writing to share UNITE HERE Canada’s endorsement of the CFS’s upcoming National Day of Action on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.

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#TossTuition - Make tuition free

Everyone should have access to a good education. That’s why public and high school are free. The same should go for university and college because everyone should have the Freedom to Learn.

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CLC President Supports Demand to Eliminate Tuition

On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), I want to extend our support and endorsement for the National Day of Action taking place on November 2,2016, and the demand for the elimination of university and college tuition fees across the country.

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Canadian Association of University Teachers Supports the Day of Action

CAUT_ACPPU.gifPost-secondary education is a public good that benefits the whole of society. Skyrocketing tuition fees, rising student debt, fewer faculty, larger class sizes, program cuts, and the commercialization of research are all symptoms of chronic public underfunding. 

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