The Canadian Progressive: National labor union urges Harper to meet with hunger striking Chief Theresa Spence

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), one of Canada’s largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members, is calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to meet with hunger striking Chief Theresa Spence. The Chief of the northern Ontario First Nation reserve of Attawapiskat began a hunger strike here in Ottawa on Tuesday to ...