OSSTF Press Release April 30
The theme of Education Week 2018, Public Education – It’s for Everyone, recognizes a publicly-funded education system is perhaps the province’s most important asset.
United Steelworkers April 30
The United Steelworkers (USW), which represents thousands of workers of Indigenous ancestry is appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Northern and Indigenous Affairs to support Bill C-262.
Canadian Union of Public Employees April 25
CUPE Ontario and CUPE Canada issue a statement celebrating the unsung heroes who emerged in the wake of the horrific hit and run at Yonge and Finch in Toronto.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees April 25
AUPE, the United Nurses of Alberta (UNA) and the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) are campaigning to update Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Code.
Unifor April 25
Unifor
Unifor joins several stakeholders, including most Canadian airport authorities, in celebrating news that the federal government’s controversial study of airport privatization has been shelved.
Inter Pares April 25
This powerful documentary chronicles the journey of fourteen Rohingya refugee youth in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, who take to the stage to re-enact their families' harrowing experiences.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers April 18
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has asked the Auditor General of Canada to investigate what led Canada Post to fraudulently report workplace injuries.
Hospital Employees' Union April 18
The provincial government’s plan to protect patients from extra-billing by practitioners and private clinics is fundamental to restoring quality health care and equitable access to services.
Ontario Health Coalition April 18
Ontario Health Coalition
Mr. Ford was quoted in Thunder Bay’s media yesterday falsely stating that comparable hospital beds cost $3,500 while long-term care beds cost a fraction of that. This is not true.
Canadians for Tax Fairness April 13
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Canadians need to see that there are swift and substantial consequences for individuals and companies that are shirking their tax responsibilities or Canadians will lose faith in the system.
Public Service Alliance of Canada April 13
For forty years, PSAC has worked with the broader child care movement to fight for a universal, high quality child care system for Canada. We now have an important opportunity to achieve that goal.
Upstream April 13
Homelessness is complicated. There’s not one easy or simple solution. But we cannot let those remain excuses for doing nothing, or even too little.
Canadian Health Coalition April 5
Dr. Brian Day, CEO of a for-profit surgery clinic, Charter challenge to the ban on extra billing and the use of private insurance for publicly insured services under the Charter, resumes April 9.
Mining Watch April 5
The government has set out some ambitious objectives for this bill, but several shortcomings must be addressed in order for the new Impact Assessment Act to meet those goals.
UFCW Local 401 April 5
Our Good Groceries campaign is ongoing, and it’s all about you. Our job is to let everyone know that you have a perspective and a viewpoint that needs to be heard.
United Food and Commercial Workers April 5
The media’s trial of Singh for alleged extremism reveals a major double standard. Former and current Conservative leaders have supported extremism with little media scrutiny and accountability.
Fair Vote Canada April 5
Fair Vote Canada
The sensitivity of our first-past-the-post system to small shifts in voter preferences leads to hyper-partisan behaviour and increases the incentives to engage in dirty tricks and wedge politics.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation March 30
On April 13 and 14, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) will host the international researchED movement at a conference for educators at Mississauga Secondary School.
Canadian Union of Public Employees March 30
CUPE Newfoundland Labrador is very pleased to hear Minister Kirby announce that all the province’s libraries will remain open and suggest that new libraries may be coming.
United Steelworkers March 30
To be truly progressive, however, a trade deal needs strong, enforceable provisions on key issues such as labour rights and environmental standards.
Unifor March 30
Unifor
Protected leave is important so women do not lose their jobs for missing work. but we know that economic security is critical when a woman decides to escape a violent situation.
Ontario Health Coalition March 30
Ontario Health Coalition
Emerging from the budget lock up this afternoon, Ontario Health Coalition spokespeople were positive but cautious about the health care funding announcements.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario March 23
– The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is questioning why the government has not placed greater emphasis on elementary-aged children in today's announcement on mental health care.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers March 23
Postal union and social justice leaders, along with a mayor on a mission, joined Member of Parliament Irene Mathyssen (NDP, London-Fanshawe) on Parliament Hill this morning for a press conference.
National Union of Public and General Employees March 23
National Union of Public and General Employees
New information obtained from Alberta Health Services (AHS) shows that the province of Alberta would not be able to cope with a large-scale medical crisis and is struggling to meet day-to-day demand.
Public Service Alliance of Canada March 23
The nation-wide survey of employed caregivers was meant to increase awareness of the challenges faced by those who combine work and caregiving, and make a business case for change.
Hospital Employees' Union March 16
The Hospital Employees’ Union is urging the B.C. government to implement an action plan to protect seniors’ care, in the wake of last week’s takeover of the province’s largest nursing home chain.
Inter Pares March 16
Do you know an organization carrying out transformative work to address discrimination and social exclusion? Help to raise the profile of this remarkable organization by nominating them.
Upstream March 16
A novel solution to the health crisis of homelessness: get people into homes. Upstream Radio interviews Saskatchewan MP Sheri Benson.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada March 16
A little-publicized Parliamentary motion by a Conservative Member of Parliament is attempting to undermine the new attestation requirement for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. Act now.

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