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Direct Impact

Welcome to the Summer 2020 Edition of Direct Impact
 
In this issue of DI, we explore what spreads. Burning political issues, COVID-19, and of course, solidarity - all have consumed our province in the last three months. This is a time of upheaval and change, and Albertans in every community, including AUPE’s 95,000 members, are on the front lines defending an Alberta that works for working people. Read about it and join the fight!

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Jan 04, 2018

A Hard Turn Right

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_Alberta’s political roller coaster takes another wild ride_
By Mariam Ibrahim, Communications Staff

With the nails in the coffins of Alberta’s two main con

Jan 04, 2018

Fighting for Pharmacare

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_Unions and health advocates have set their sights on a national prescription drug plan_
By Merryn Edwards, Communications Staff

Have you ever worried about

Jan 03, 2018

Fortune Teller

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As AUPE predicted, pension funds have continued to grow sustainably.

Jan 03, 2018

Risky Business

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“There’s an opportunity now to modernize NAFTA to strengthen labour protections and make them subject to trade sanctions.” - Mike Dempsey, AUPE Vice-President

Jan 03, 2018

The Opiod Epidemic

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Just a few grains of fentanyl powder is enough to take an individual down. For those on the front lines, the risk of accidental exposure is growing rapidly.