Canadians for Tax Fairness September 26
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The small but very vocal misinformation campaign threatens to scare the government out of taking this modest, but important step towards building a fairer tax system. Speak up for fairness.
Canadian Health Coalition September 26
To ensure the safety and security of Canada’s plasma supply, we must support CBS’ non-profit, voluntary donor system. Currently, we only have 7 voluntary donor plasma collection sites in all of Canada
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada September 26
Conservative MP Rachael Harder (Lethbridge) has been nominated as Chair of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO) despite the fact that she is strongly anti-abortion.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers September 13
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) congratulate Carla Qualtrough for her appointment as Federal Minister of Public Service and Procurement and lays out the work there is to do now.
Canadian Union of Public Employees September 13
The first budget update from the new BC NDP government shows for the first time in 16 years that government can be a force for positive, progressive changes that will make life more affordable.
Hospital Employees' Union September 5
Better access to home support hours would alleviate increasing levels of stress among family caregivers, according to a new report from the BC Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie.
Food Secure Canada September 5
A recent UNICEF report ranked Canada 37th out of 41 high-income countries around access to nutritious food for children, below the United States and just over Bulgaria, Malta, Turkey.
Inter Pares September 5
Since October 2016, Burma’s military has unleashed a new wave of violence against Muslim Rohingya civilians in the northwest. InterPares has some important articles from refugees, NGOs and others.
Unifor August 29
General Electric has eliminated approximately 358 good manufacturing jobs as the company announced it will cease operations at its Peterborough, Ontario plant by the end of the third quarter in 2018.
Fair Vote Canada August 29
Fair Vote Canada
Together, we can raise the profile of PR in this race and elect a leader passionate about fair voting heading into the 2019 federal election.
Mining Watch August 8
Indigenous advocate Bev Sellars announced that she filed private charges against Mount Polley Mining Corporation (Imperial Metals) at the Provincial Court of British Columbia in Vancouver.
National Union of Public and General Employees August 8
National Union of Public and General Employees
According to a CCPA report, P3 privatization schemes for three British Columbia hospitals that are currently under construction will cost the public $262 million more than using public procurement.
United Food and Commercial Workers August 8
More than 345,000 jobs are involved in the production and processing of eggs, chicken, turkey, and dairy products. Act now to protect these workers during NAFTA re-negotiations.
United Steelworkers August 1
B.C. sawmills are closing because of a lack of logs, yet the level of log exports out of B.C. to the U.S. is near historic highs.
Canadian Labour Congress August 1
The Canadian Labour Congress has called for a clear and transparent review of the entire TFW program. The current federal re-working of the Caregiver program is not an improvement, however.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada August 1
Extremist anti-choice groups have been invading cities across Canada and forcing citizens to view shocking and graphic photos of alleged aborted fetuses. Take action to oppose them.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada July 25
The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada is campaigning to build protections for medical facilities, staff and patients. The study is a province-by-province look at the current protections in place.
Hospital Employees' Union July 22
The Hospital Employees’ Union on the appointment of Vancouver-Kingsway MLA Adrian Dix as the health minister and New Westminster MLA Judy Darcy to head the new Ministry of Mental Health and Addiction.
Public Service Alliance of Canada July 22
Have you been hearing about the Canada Infrastructure Bank proposed by the federal government? Would you like to know more about its impact and who will pay for it. Read this overview by PSAC.
Canadian Health Coalition July 21
shares Public health-care advocates and unions from across Canada are calling on the provincial and territorial leaders to push Ottawa for a national health accord.
Canadians for Tax Fairness June 29
Canadians for Tax Fairness
A report shows federal government is awarding contracts to suppliers who avoid paying their share of taxes by using tax havens, including individuals and organizations named in the Panama Papers.
Unifor June 29
More than 100 media workers and staff from across Canada gathered recently to discuss the challenges facing the media industry and develop strategies to ensure its survival.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario June 29
In many of kindergarten to Grade 3 classrooms violent behaviour is becoming more common. This article talks about best practices and what teachers can do to address this issue.
United Food and Commercial Workers June 7
It is with heartfelt sadness that UFCW Canada announces the passing of our dear friend and brother, Stan Raper, who passed suddenly and unexpectedly on June 5.
Canadian Union of Public Employees May 21
CUPE National President Mark Hancock has called on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to withdraw Bill C‑27, “An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985.” Read the CUPE submission here.
Mining Watch May 21
The odds are slowly turning in the fight against the multi-pronged corporate assault of transnational mining companies on local communities. El Salvador is now the first country to ban metal mining.
Food Secure Canada May 21
In the coming weeks, the federal government is expected to launch its consultation on a national food policy. Food Secure Canada has put its recommendations into this discussion paper.
Upstream April 12
It has taken health professionals a long time to generate an effective response to the threat climate change poses to health but we are now at the bedside, and the resuscitation has begun.
Inter Pares April 12
By supporting TWN in developing and advancing their critique with decision-makers and civil society, our shared goal is that free trade becomes fairer trade.
Inter Pares April 12
By supporting TWN in developing and advancing their critique with decision-makers and civil society, our shared goal is that free trade becomes fairer trade.