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.
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.