Canadian Union of Public Employees
Climate talks advance slowly, but activism on the rise
Dec 22 2014
With 2014 about to end as the warmest year on record, it is becoming more and more urgent that meaningful action to address climate change take place.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Want to close the wealth cap? Canadians have the answer.
Dec 22 2014
Smart tax policy is one of the most direct ways of closing the ever-widening wealth and income gap in Canada.
Unifor
Citizen one day, stateless the next
Dec 22 2014
The Canadian government is attempting to deport a young man who was born in Canada.
Socialist Worker
Labour and the fight against austerity
Dec 19 2014
Are trade unions still relevant in the fight against austerity?
United Steelworkers
Steelworkers ask that you buy bottles, not cans
Dec 19 2014
This holiday season support the Steelworkers and buy bottles and not cans!
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Bill making it harder to unionize passed by Senate despite errors
Dec 19 2014
The Senate has passed Bill C-525, a law that will make it harder for workers to unionize in the federal sector.
Council of Canadians
BC government approves the Site C Dam -- the fight continues!
Dec 17 2014
Site C Dam not clean, not green, not economical and not in the public interest.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Residential care program for vulnerable youth needs overhaul
Dec 17 2014
The lack of oversight and proper planning in the existing system puts children at risk of abuse from unsuitable caregivers and of being placed in unsuitable accommodation.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Hydro privatization a boondoggle in the making
Dec 17 2014
Pursing the Liberal government's privatization plan for Hydro One's electrical distribution assets is a costly mistake.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The mysterious (and outdated) stubborness of the CRA
Dec 15 2014
Do you know just how much money our country is losing to overseas tax evasion?
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Housing and Aboriginal migration to Winnipeg
Dec 15 2014
Winnipeg can only succeed if the Aboriginal people of this city find success.
Ontario Health Coalition
Privatized P3 hospitals and projects cost $8 billion more
Dec 12 2014
Ontario's Auditor General found $8 billion in higher costs due to the P3 privatization of Ontario's hospitals and other public infrastructure.
Food Secure Canada
Bill C-18 and a call to action for a new Seed Act for Farmers
Dec 12 2014
The National Farmers Union calls for a new Seed Act for Farmers in which Canada recognizes the inherent rights of farmers to save, reuse, exchange and sell seeds.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
One year later, CUPW vows to restore home mail delivery
Dec 12 2014
CUPW members in locations that have lost delivery are going door-to-door to tell affected residents that the union intends to restore home delivery in those areas.
Mining Watch
Mount Polley, CETA, Tsilhqot'in case: An eventful last few months
Dec 10 2014
The last few months in mining politics and Canadian politics have been eventful to say the least. Get the update now!
United Food and Commercial Workers
Human Rights Day
Dec 10 2014
Today is Human Rights Day. In Canada, the day is marked with raised awareness of human rights issues both home and abroad.
Unifor
Action to stop 'bandit taxis' gaining attention
Dec 10 2014
All three political parties at the Ontario Legislature are looking for ways to remove unsafe, unlicensed taxi outfits from Ontario roads.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Conservatives push ineffective and unnecessary Bill C-21
Dec 8 2014
The purpose of the Conservatives' Bill C-21 -- the so-called "red tape reduction act" -- is to eliminate one regulation for every regulation created; the one-for-one rule.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Canadians want action on climate change
Dec 8 2014
Canada's abysmal record on climate change will again be put under the microscope at COP 20.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Privatizing liquor sales would mean loss of millions in government revenue
Dec 8 2014
Even the seemingly small step of allowing four new private liquor stores to open will mean lost revenue of approximately $3.5-$7.5 million each year.
United Food and Commercial Workers
December 6 renew your commitment to ending violence against women
Dec 5 2014
Together, we can take action against gender-based violence in Canada.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women
Dec 5 2014
Let us pause and reflect upon the negative impact caused by violence against women within our society and to commemorate the lives of women who face gender-based discrimination and violence daily.
Unifor
Reflecting on 25 years
Dec 5 2014
Unifor is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre by renewing its commitment to take on the issue of gender-based violence -- in the workplace and the community.
Council of Canadians
Harper government fails unemployed youth
Dec 3 2014
Elections Canada has estimated that 38.8 per cent of eligible voters between 18-24 voted in the May 2011 federal election. That's significantly lower than the official turnout of 61.1 per cent.
Hospital Employees' Union
International day for persons with disabilities
Dec 3 2014
The United Nations established December 3 as the International Day for Persons with Disabilities in order to increase awareness of the struggles faced by people with disabilities around the world.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Federal government's actions lead to daycare closure, leaving parents scrambling
Dec 3 2014
A child care centre in Ottawa declared bankruptcy on Friday, unable to cope with financial problems that started when the federal government unilaterally cancelled its rent subsidy.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Harper's invasion of your privacy
Dec 1 2014
Bill C-377 targets union members and other workers by forcing unions to report every expenditure over $5,000.
United Steelworkers
Boycott beer in cans: Quebec Steelworkers
Dec 1 2014
Crown's decision to close its Montreal operation means cans will no longer be manufactured by unionized workers anywhere in Canada.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Can work be safe, when home isn't?
Dec 1 2014
Survey finds disturbing results about domestic violence and its effects in the workplace.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Profitable post office continues to prove Canada Post, Conservatives wrong
Nov 28 2014
Canada Post is reporting yet another profit in its third quarter and expects to end the year with a surplus.