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.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union March 22
A BC court judge handed down a 14-month sentence to an inmate of Surrey Pretrial Services Centre for assaulting a correctional officer. Victim was the target of a vicious assault using fecal matter.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers March 22
Another act with violates the rights of Canada Post employees.
UFCW Local 401 March 22
Let your MLA know that they have your strongest support to make the overdue changes needed in the Labour Code by using this easy tool.
Fair Vote Canada March 22
Fair Vote Canada
In the end, 88% of the experts the ERRE heard (invited and vetted by all parties) and 87% the public who testified were for PR. The ERRE online survey found strong support for both the principle of PR
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union March 1
In 2011, Premier Clark announced that her government was taking steps to address the severe shortage of sheriffs in the B.C. court system. Six years later the promise is worse than ever.
Canadian Labour Congress February 28
Canada’s unions are mourning the loss of a great and inspirational leader, former Canadian Labour Congress president Bob White, who has died at age 81.
Public Service Alliance of Canada February 28
Ask your federal and provincial governments to create a universal child care system.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union February 21
BCGEU President Stephanie Smith calls for solidarity and unity in the face of hate and racism. There can be no safe haven for hate in our communities.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario February 10
For Black History month, ETFO has released a poster with 12 Black Order of Ontario awardees and, later this year, will release curriculum resources focusing on Black history, culture and issues.
Canadian Union of Public Employees February 10
Wayne Lucas, CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador, demands transparency about P3s in the province. Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia learned the hard way that P3s are more expensive.
Socialist Worker February 10
Nicole Colson explains how Republican-led legislatures are trying to push through laws to criminalize dissent--in the hopes of stopping the growing fight against the right.
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.