Unifor August 24
Unifor
A pilot program launched in 2004 targeting specific seasonal workers in Eastern Canada and Quebec expired in 2017. Thanks to pressure from unions and allies, some funding has been reinstated.
Upstream August 24
The Basic Income Pilot cancellation is not just a social assistance issue, it is a health issue, and the health equity gap in Ontario will likely continue to grow.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers August 24
Canada Post has agreed to honour the arbitrator’s decision in its entirety. The parties have therefore agreed to end this legal saga that has been going on for far too long.
Public Service Alliance of Canada August 24
One year ago, Justin Trudeau met with PSAC promised to fix the rail line to Churchill, Manitoba and invest in the port. Winter is coming, people are leaving, but no investment has been made.
Inter Pares August 22
Canadian organizations have signed on supporting rights of women’s rights activists Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sada, and commend Minister Freeland for her uncompromising stand for human rights.
Mining Watch August 22
They call for an end to the environmental harms, community division, militarization and repression that the project has brought into their lives, and that Tahoe Resources permanently close the mine.
Harrowsmith August 17
Award-winning Canadian food blogger, filmmaker, and gardener, Aube Giroux, digs up the facts about GMOs.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada August 17
The anti-choice group "We Need a Law" has contracted with Pattison Outdoor Advertising to display these billboards in numerous cities/locations across Canada. Here is how to remove them.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation August 17
The premise for this backward step is false from the outset. This is not about consultation. It is a political pay-off that jeopardizes students’ health and well-being.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario August 17
The government’s decision to revert to the 1998 Health and Physical Education Curriculum while initiating further consultation is irresponsible, discriminatory and jeopardizes the safety of students.
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association August 17
Direction provided to all OECTA members, to help carry out professional responsibilities while protecting them from police, Children’s Aid Society (CAS), and/or Ontario College of Teachers charges.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees August 17
The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) and the Government of Alberta signed a tentative agreement on a new contract for approximately 23,000 front-line government services employees.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario August 10
There is currently a $16 billion backlog in school repairs. Doug Ford has cancelled two sources of revenue for school repairs, favouring big business over our kids and our crumbling schools.
National Union of Public and General Employees August 10
National Union of Public and General Employees
In an open letter to Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, and Rod Phillips, the Minister of Environment, coalition members are demanding the government replace the ex-government's climate change program
Hospital Employees' Union August 10
If England embraces fair voting next, that will leave only Canada and the United States as the only Anglo-American democracies using the outdated, status-quo voting system. BC must lead the way.
Canadian Health Coalition August 9
The federal government has set up an Advisory Council to look at putting in place a pharmacare plan for Canada. Please submit your comments by September.
United Food and Commercial Workers August 9
On behalf of all UFCW Canada members and their Locals Unions, we congratulate our sisters and brothers in Missouri for having the foresight and courage to fight back and to stop this assault.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers July 27
A postal worker from Winnipeg asked the Prime Minister about bullying at Canada Post during a town hall meeting. After the town hall, CUPW was inundated with complaints of bullying.
National Union of Public and General Employees July 27
National Union of Public and General Employees
Simply put, privatizing Lifeflight and fire suppression will reduce the quality and speed of lifesaving emergency services to rural and northern Manitoba.
Public Service Alliance of Canada July 26
Most people would quit their job if their employer stopped paying them properly, but federal public service workers keep showing up to work day after day. Canadians need to know about this commitment.
Ontario Health Coalition July 26
Ontario Health Coalition
Former B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell, just appointed to lead the fiscal inquiry in Ontario, is perhaps the biggest enemy of public health care in Canada. Health care advocates will stand against him
Inter Pares July 25
We would like to introduce you to some amazing members of the Inter Pares community, through the books they have published.
Mining Watch July 20
In a video released by MiningWatch Canada, women living in villages around Barrick Gold’s North Mara mine in Tanzania speak out publicly for the first time about the sexual violence they suffered.
UFCW Local 401 July 20
Workers at the Sofina Foods’ Lilydale poultry processing plant in Calgary recently participated in UFCW Local 401’s “Strengthening Connections” contest.
United Food and Commercial Workers July 20
Doug Ford ignored the rights of striking CUPE Local 3903 members by declaring them back-to-work. UFCW, CUPE, the Canadian Federation of Students, and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association came out
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association July 19
The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) expresses great disappointment with the government’s decision to revert to the outdated Health and Physical Education curriculum.
Harrowsmith July 18
Perth, Ontario, attracts eco-conscious homeowners with PerthWorks, a sustainable urbanism pilot project. The catch? The houses are built in collaboration with Algonquin college students.
The Toronto and York Region Labour Council July 12
The Toronto and York Region Labour Council
The four year plan of action for the labour movement in greater Toronto including reaching out, communicating, building coalitions, defending workers rights, overcoming divisions and electoral reform
Socialist Worker July 12
Kevin Taghabon interviewed Sandy Hudson, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto, who addressed the rally at the steps of the Ontario legislature to stand for the fight for $15 and to protect workers
Canadian Union of Public Employees July 12
Ontario’s hospitals’ hallway medicine and bed crisis will deepen under Premier Doug Ford’s public service cuts and promised tax cuts, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) warned.

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