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Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) expresses great disappointment with the government’s decision to revert to the outdated Health and Physical Education curriculum.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 - don't use July 12
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.
United Steelworkers July 12
The campaign estimates that almost 150,000 workers in Canada are employed as domestic workers. Support women workers, migrant workers and join the Quebec Steelworkers solidarity campaign.
Unifor July 12
Striking health care workers at the Port Arthur Health Care Centre in Thunder Bay, Ontario drew support from members of Unifor, other unions, the community and municipal and provincial politician.
Unifor July 6
Unifor welcomes the federal government's pledge to offer up to $2 billion to aid Canada’s steel and aluminum workers and companies in response to US tariffs and the imposition of retaliatory tariffs.
Hospital Employees' Union July 6
The Hospital Employees' Union (HEU) is calling on B.C.’s Minister of Health and the Fraser Health Authority to stop the mass staff layoffs at two long-term care homes in Coquitlam.
Canadians for Tax Fairness July 6
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Canadians for Tax Fairness's submission to the federal government presents this and other evidence that Canada should not be engaging in a race to the bottom on corporate taxes.
Upstream July 6
For the better health of all of us, how do we get from colonialism to reconciliation, and what will that future look like? Jared Knoll interviews indigenous homelessness scholar Jesse Thistle.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario June 29
From special education supports to guidance and specialist teachers and school fundraising, the latest People for Education annual report points to growing gaps in public elementary education.
Public Service Alliance of Canada June 29
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is urging the federal government not to appeal the recent Quebec Superior Court decision which allows federal agents to bargain for pensions and staffing.
Ontario Health Coalition June 29
Ontario Health Coalition
The Harris government cut $13 billion in its first four years. Doug Ford plans to cut $22 billion over three years. ‎ These are likely not efficiencies.
National Union of Public and General Employees June 22
National Union of Public and General Employees
NUPGE stands together with the majority of Canadians in resolute opposition to this regressive CPTPP. The multilateral investment agreement is a betrayal of Canadian workers and their families.
Public Service Alliance of Canada June 22
This government must ensure that the Inquiry leads to justice and healing for all affected by this ongoing tragedy,” said Magali Picard, PSAC National Executive Vice-President.
Canadian Health Coalition June 22
The introduction of pay-for-plasma clinics in Canada poses a serious risk to the security of our blood supply and negatively impact the voluntary collection efforts. Stand up for public collection.
Inter Pares June 22
During the meetings on Parliament Hill, delegates painted a sobering picture of rights violations across the country, and proposed policy ideas for moving forward.
Mining Watch June 15
Stand for Water is a movement to raise awareness of the threats mining operations pose to waterways throughout BC and across borders, and to incorporate free, prior, and informed consent principles.
UFCW Local 401 June 15
On May 30-31, 2018, over fifty Safeway employee activists attended a special union negotiations training event in preparation for face-to-face bargaining sessions with Sobeys management.
Food Secure Canada June 15
Universal, healthy school food programs help to level the playing field ensuring all students have access to nutritious food, which in turn supports their learning.
in cahoots June 15
For the eighth year in a row, UFCW Canada activists led a peaceful march through the streets of Toronto in support of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society's Our Dreams Matter Too campaign
Fair Vote Canada June 8
Fair Vote Canada
This Ontario election has shown more than most elections that our First-past-the-post voting system is broken,” says Réal Lavergne, President of Fair Vote Canada.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada June 8
A majority win by Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives seriously jeopardizes reproductive rights in Ontario. Here are five promises he has made which must be undone.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees June 8
Government to keep its promise to create 2,000 public long-term care beds by 2019 because the number of long-term care beds in the province is far below what is needed to adequately serve Albertans.