United Food and Commercial Workers
It's #NOTokay: Take action to end violence against women
Nov 26 2014
YWCA Rose Campaign's #NOTokay social media initiative calls on individuals to take a stand on violence against women by sharing their voices in response.
Food Secure Canada
Within reach of a National School Food program
Nov 26 2014
A Healthy School Food Program is an important pillar of a National Food Policy in Canada.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Keep Newfoundland and Labrador's economy strong
Nov 26 2014
Here are some options for long term economic stability and fairness for Newfoundland and Labrador.
Unifor
Defeat Harper to save Canada
Nov 24 2014
The 2015 elections will be an opportunity for progressives to show Canadians that we don’t have to accept the right wing agenda.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Nova Scotia Tax and Regulatory Review report a major step backwards
Nov 24 2014
Nova Scotia could be facing significant reductions in the number and range of public services and affordability of essential goods and services.
Ontario Health Coalition
3000 rally to stop the cuts and privatization of health-care services
Nov 24 2014
Great photos from the Rally to Stop the Cuts and Privatization to health-care services.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Canada-EU deal could unleash 'corporate litigation boom'
Nov 21 2014
A new report warns that controversial investor protection rules in the proposed CETA could expose Canada to a new wave of corporate lawsuits that restrict the powers of all levels of governments.
Council of Canadians
Sona penalty does not reflect the true scale of election fraud
Nov 21 2014
Michael Sona has been sentenced to nine months in jail with 12 months probation after being found guilty of participating in a voter suppression scheme in Guelph during the 2011 election.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Government study on teacher workload identifies stressors to education system
Nov 21 2014
A government study on teacher workload and professionalism identifies stressors that need to be addressed.
Ontario Health Coalition
Thousands will rally to stop cuts and privatization to Ontario hospitals
Nov 19 2014
A massive rally at Queen's Park with more than 3,000 people in attendance from across Ontario to save our community hospitals and stop the contracting out of hospital services to private clinics.
Unifor
Reflecting on 25 years since the massacre at Montreal's l'Ecole Polytechnique
Nov 19 2014
"To end violence against women, we have to see it as all related and stop it in its tracks."
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week
Nov 19 2014
November 16-22, 2014, is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in Ontario. Schools across the province will undertake activities designed to heighten awareness of bullying.
Council of Canadians
TransCanada whistleblower Evan Vokes' eye-opening speech
Nov 17 2014
"I told them in no uncertain terms to go f**k themselves because what they were doing was blatantly unsafe and illegal."
Unifor
Unifor's groundbreaking Women's Advocate program
Nov 17 2014
Atlantic Regional Director Lana Payne spoke with CBC's Island Morning in PEI about Unifor's groundbreaking Women's Advocate program.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Universal child care necessary in Canada
Nov 17 2014
Universal child care is the pre-condition for gender equality and a public good, much like public health care and education.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Child care fees in Canadian cities
Nov 14 2014
While Canada spends less than most industrialized nations on child care, parents in Canada are among the most likely to be employed.
National Union of Public and General Employees
U.S. and China announce action on climate change -- Canada's turn?
Nov 14 2014
With bold new initiatives coming from the world's two largest economies to address climate change, it is time for the Canadian government to finally act!
Public Service Alliance of Canada
PSAC fights for healthier workplaces in negotiations with government
Nov 14 2014
PSAC is putting forward concrete proposals that will make federal workplaces healthier. Because healthy workplaces mean better services for all Canadians.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Budget balanced at expense of veterans, unemployed and safety: study
Nov 12 2014
While Finance Minister Joe Oliver is expected to announce a balanced budget today, a report by the CCPA examines the toll federal austerity measures have had on public services.
Sierra Club of Canada
They tore down the wall, we can stop the pipelines
Nov 12 2014
Is stopping the pipelines our fall of the wall?
Food Secure Canada
Waves of change: Sustainable food for all
Nov 12 2014
Food Secure Canada is pleased to present the biggest Canadian Food Movement event ever held in the country!
Unifor
Minimum wage hike won't kill jobs
Nov 10 2014
There is is no consistent connection between higher minimum wages and employment levels in Canada. (So let's raise 'em!)
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Universal public drug plan favoured in new report
Nov 10 2014
The time has come to ask not whether a universal public drug plan is relevant but rather simply when it needs to be implemented.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Affordable child care vs. more tax breaks
Nov 10 2014
Mulcair and the NDP want to create universal child care. Harper and the Conservatives want to give the rich more tax breaks.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Changes to 'right to refuse unsafe work' in the federal sector take effect
Nov 7 2014
The new definition of 'danger' and other harmful changes to Canada Labour Code rules on health and safety brought about in Bill C-4 came into effect Oct. 31, 2014.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Can private sector companies meet public sector standards?
Nov 7 2014
We know that profit is what business is about. And to the Chamber, the public sector is an opportunity for growth and revenue. But at what cost to the people of Ontario?
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Excessive caseloads putting children at risk
Nov 7 2014
B.C.'s child and family welfare system is at breaking point, with excessive caseloads putting vulnerable children, youth and families at risk, frontline workers reveal in a report.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Income splitting fails Canadian families
Nov 5 2014
There are better ways to help Canadian families! The $2.4 billion, used wisely, could benefit a lot of people.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Canada and Mexico's deeply flawed Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program
Nov 5 2014
Forty years ago, the Canadian and Mexican governments came together to create the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program. And they still have yet to fix it.
Inter Pares
Health and humanity: Connecting the Philippines and Canada
Nov 5 2014
Filipino public health students often study Canada's system to find ways to improve their own. But Filipinos know the dangers of a highly fragmented health care system.