For retirees this year, Labour Day was a time to reflect on what they achieved together, achievements now under attack at every turn.
"If those who make the law do not observe it, who will?" That question was posted by a judge in sentencing a provincial politician in Saskatchewan in 1995.
Federal and provincial finance ministers are meeting in June and hopefully they will coalesce around significant improvements in the Canada Pension Plan.
As retirees, during our working lives, we fought hard and long with our unions for the wages and benefits workers enjoy today, a fair share of the richness of Canada.
The reaction of the National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation to this year's federal budget is disappointment.
When will Canada catch up with the world by taking steps to bring the pension security of retired Canadians up to date?
How do we Canadians feel about an essential part of our health care depending upon luck? If you're lucky, you have a job with a drug plan. That's less than half of us.
With an aging population, it is more important than ever to have public services that will allow seniors to maintain their independence as long as possible.
La violence contre les femmes est une priorité pour les groupes de femmes et les retraités du Congrès de l'Union du Canada. Partout au Canada et à l'étranger les femmes se mobilisent pour riposter.
Violence against women is a priority for women's groups and the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada. Across Canada and internationally, women are mobilizing to fight back.