United Steelworkers
Tentative deal reached to end Crown beer can strike
Jul 10 2015
The United Steelworkers and Crown Holdings have reached a tentative agreement aimed at ending a 22-month strike at a beer can manufacturing plant in Toronto.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Thousands march for economic and environmental justice
Jul 10 2015
More than 10,000 people filled the streets of Toronto on July 5 in the march for Jobs, Justice and the Climate.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Laid-off workers still awaiting placement as Nova Scotia government privatizes services
Jul 10 2015
Privatizing is only going to result in more low-paid work for our rural communities, where good jobs are needed now more than ever.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Questions about Kinder Morgan benefits agreement with Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Jul 8 2015
The nature the agreement between Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Kinder Morgan raises questions about academic freedom and the political nature of the contribution.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Canada's real position on tax havens
Jul 8 2015
Reports out this spring show the tax evasion problem is not going away, with up to $199 billion in corporate assets sitting in offshore accounts, out of reach of Canadian tax collectors.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Special education policies across Canada need update, renewal
Jul 8 2015
The majority of special education policies in place across Canada are more than 10 years old and out of step with current practices around inclusive education.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Most Canadians say they'll never retire, new survey finds
Jul 6 2015
A new survey has found that more than half of Canadians either plan on easing into retirement by working reduced hours or have no plans to retire at all.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Ban asbestos: Health Canada reversal makes Harper government's position untenable
Jul 6 2015
It's time for the Harper government to scrap recent changes that encourage imports and exports of this dangerous substance.
Council of Canadians
Government case for 'Fair' Elections Act unconvincing
Jul 6 2015
A ruling on whether an injunction will be granted is anticipated by July 20.
United Steelworkers
Mulcair challenges Harper on Trans Pacific Partnership
Jul 3 2015
The Steelworkers welcome Thomas Mulcair's bold move to challenge Stephen Harper's handling of the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Unifor
Referendum results increase pressure on Metro Vancouver transit system
Jul 3 2015
Without quick action from the federal and provincial governments, transit service across the entire Metro Vancouver region will suffer.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Conservatives force anti-union bill into law
Jul 1 2015
The Conservatives have run roughshod over the democratic process to force their anti-union, unconstitutional bill through the Senate.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Employment equity is not a priority in the federal public service
Jul 1 2015
Jeannie Baldwin outlines some of PSAC's concerns about the current government's lack of commitment to employment equity in the federal public service.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
New study identifies more than $10 billion in savings on military equipment
Jul 1 2015
The study, by University of British Columbia Professor Michael Byers, identifies more than $10 billion in potential savings in spending on military equipment.
Food Secure Canada
Eat Think Vote: Let's make food an election issue
Jun 29 2015
Does food matter to you? Then lets make it matter to our politicians!
United Food and Commercial Workers
New report reveals Walmart's overseas tax havens
Jun 29 2015
A newly released report sheds light on to Walmart's concealment of at least $76 billion in assets.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
A neighbourhood fights for fair taxes
Jun 29 2015
A group of neighbours and friends in a Montreal community become outraged by corporate tax avoidance and the fact that one per cent of people own half the world's wealth.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
BCGEU renews call for public inquiry into health firings
Jun 26 2015
Key questions in the B.C. Liberals' controversial health firings remain unanswered: who made the dismissal decisions, and what factors were considered.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Medicine garden planted at Ottawa community mailbox occupation site
Jun 26 2015
Today, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is planting sage, cedar, sweetgrass and tobacco at a large garden box on the site where contractors poured a concrete mailbox slab.
Mining Watch
B.C. and Alaska Indigenous leaders attending Seabridge Gold shareholder meeting to protest risky mine plan
Jun 26 2015
British Columbia and Alaska Indigenous leaders today are calling upon Seabridge Gold's leadership and investors to prevent more disasters like Mount Polley.
Socialist Worker
Pan-Am be damned
Jun 24 2015
If there's billions for the games, why not for social housing and public transit?
Council of Canadians
350 people at 'Time for Change' public forum in London ON
Jun 24 2015
The Council of Canadians has organized nine public forums to date with key allies in the leadup to the federal election. About 2,000 people have attended these town hall gatherings across Canada.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Banks getting up to $270 million from Hydro One privatization
Jun 24 2015
RBC and Scotiabank will be paid up to $270 million in public funds for selling off 60 per cent of Hydro One.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Conservative CPP scheme an ineffective half-measure, offers little for Canadian workers
Jun 22 2015
The Conservatives’ announced planned consultations on allowing for voluntary individual contributions to the Canada Pension Plan will not lead to any real help for workers worried about having a secur
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Walking with our sisters: A commemorative art installation honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women
Jun 22 2015
Walking With Our Sisters is a commemorative art installation of 1,800 pairs of moccasin vamps (tops) uniquely designed to honour the lives of Indigenous women, children and Two-Spirit women.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
National Aboriginal Day -- Let’s make it political
Jun 22 2015
Another four years of Conservative government will cause irreparable harm to Canada. Please encourage everyone you know to cast a ballot in the fall.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Canada's public services need more than lip service
Jun 18 2015
This is National Public Service Week. It was created by an act of the government of Canada in 1992 to recognize federal public service employees and celebrate their service to Canadians.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Service Canada backlog out of control, independent assessment needed
Jun 18 2015
The backlog of Employment Insurance claims at Service Canada has risen to more than 253,700 by the end of March.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Dozens of members fired in Canada Post union-busting
Jun 18 2015
Workers in the processing plants in Vancouver, Montreal, and Toronto have been terminated arbitrarily.