Canadians for Tax Fairness January 29
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Tax advisers around the world are touting shell companies in Canada to help mask a client's assets and business dealings.
Upstream January 29
According to UpStream, A well-designed basic income program would certainly simplify the complex labyrinth of programs and barriers to their access currently faced by people living in poverty.
Mining Watch January 29
Canadian and US civil society organizations welcome a British Columbia Court of Appeals’ decision that Vancouver is the preferred forum for a civil suit to be heard against Tahoe Resources
Unifor January 22
After nearly two years without a collective agreement, American-owned aerospace company D-J Composites locked out 33 Unifor members at its manufacturing plant in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Inter Pares January 22
According to Amnesty International, in the first 100 days of Duterte's presidency, there have been over 3,000 victims of extrajudicial killings, with 35 killings per day.
United Steelworkers January 22
The Babine and Lakeland sawmills killed four workers and injured 44 workers. Demand justice for these workers, their families and their communities.
Hospital Employees' Union January 22
Four out of five care homes in B.C. don’t receive enough funding to meet the government’s minimum staffing guidelines. Join the HEU's Care Can't Wait campaign.
Mining Watch January 17
The 2014 Mount Polley Mine disaster had a huge ecological impact. The Crown announced that it is moving to stay Mining Watch’s charges against the B.C. government and Mount Polley. Take action.
Public Service Alliance of Canada January 17
It’s time to take action! Send a message to your elected representatives to demand a national framework for early learning and child care that is universal and affordable for all.
United Food and Commercial Workers January 17
UFCW Canada activists recently met with allies in the Ontario Equal Pay Coalition to strategize for the year ahead to end the gender wage gap that is so prevalent in non-union workplaces.
National Union of Public and General Employees January 7
National Union of Public and General Employees
As part of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union campaign against violence in prisons, the union is highlighting several incidents that took place over the holiday season.
Canadian Health Coalition January 7
The Canadian Health Coalition is discouraged by the announcement that the New Brunswick government has signed a bilateral health deal with the federal government.
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions December 22
The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions provided all premiers with a new report tallying up wasted health-care dollars over the last 10 years, while Canadians wait for promised national pharmacare.
Toronto and York Region Labour Council December 22
Toronto and York Region Labour Council
Ontario has finalized an agreement with government agencies, business, labour and the local community to help local people along the Eglinton Crosstown LRT transit corridor get project jobs.
Canadian Labour Congress December 20
On Dec. 14 the federal government announced an asbestos ban. "We can all breathe easier," said CLC president Hassan Yussuff. "This is good public health policy that will without question save lives."
Canadian Union of Postal Workers December 13
"We're glad to see that about two-thirds of the people who lost home delivery might be getting it back. We won't be satisfied until they all get it back. We also demand a discussion of a postal bank."
Upstream December 13
Developed jointly by the Saskatoon Health Region and Upstream, this report applies a health equity lens to the City of Saskatoon's Growth Plan to Half a Million.
Ontario Health Coalition December 13
Ontario Health Coalition
The provincial premiers and the federal government have been at odds over funding health care. Ontario Health Coalition called out both sides for their intransigence and advocated a new Health Accord.
Food Secure Canada December 7
There is a growing interest in agriculture as a career among a diverse group of new farmers, and many are succeeding in developing successful farm businesses. However, they need supportive policies.
Canadian Union of Public Employees December 7
Experts say the privatization of Hydro One is bad for Ontario. The vast majority of Ontarians are strongly opposed to further sale of Hydro One shares. Help keep majority ownership in public hands.
Canadian Union of Public Employees December 7
CUPE NS is calling out the McNeil Government and Minister of Education Karen Casey for their mishandling of negotiations with members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union.
Mining Watch December 6
In an interview with The Hill Times, Liberal MP John McKay (Scarborough – Guildwood, Ont.) said he expects to see a clear plan in place by March 2017 for creating an ombudsman for the extractive secto
UFCW Local 401 December 6
You can be a part of the movement saying it is #NOTokay. Click through for more information.
Canadians for Tax Fairness November 29
Canadians for Tax Fairness
National civil society groups have joined Canadians for Tax Fairness, and joined international efforts, to step up its fight against the global tax avoidance epidemic by pushing for strong UN action.
United Steelworkers November 29
The Quebec government is allowing Uber to legally operate in Quebec on a one-year trial basis. During the trial period, Uber drivers will not have the same restrictions and rules as taxi drivers.
National Union of Public and General Employees November 29
National Union of Public and General Employees
In the last few years, the privatization industry has put a lot of effort into coming up with new ways to privatize public services.
Public Service Alliance of Canada November 29
Since April 2016, PSAC has been sounding the alarm about the Phoenix pay system. Find out more and take action.
National Union of Public and General Employees November 22
National Union of Public and General Employees
On November 10, 2016, new rules for union certification came into effect. These include the absolute elimination of automatic certification.
United Food and Commercial Workers November 22
On November 25 at 12 p.m. EST, join UFCW Canada on Twitter and Facebook and show your support to the #NotOkay campaign.
Fair Vote Canada November 22
Fair Vote Canada
The government should have the recommendation about electoral reform by Dec. 1. At the consultation, of the witnesses with a position on voting systems, 88% recommended proportional representation.