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United Food and Commercial Workers
Activists build momentum to close the gender wage gap
Jan 17 2017
UFCW Canada activists recently met with allies in the Ontario Equal Pay Coalition to strategize for the year ahead to end the gender wage gap that is so prevalent in non-union workplaces.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Let’s make child care a reality for all who need it
Jan 17 2017
It’s time to take action! Send a message to your elected representatives to demand a national framework for early learning and child care that is universal and affordable for all.
Mining Watch
Mount Polley Disaster Stunner: Federal Government Moves To Stop MiningWatch Presenting Evidence To Court
Jan 17 2017
The 2014 Mount Polley Mine disaster had a huge ecological impact. The Crown announced that it is moving to stay Mining Watch’s charges against the B.C. government and Mount Polley. Take action.
Canadian Health Coalition
New Brunswick is the grinch that stole a national health accord
Jan 7 2017
The Canadian Health Coalition is discouraged by the announcement that the New Brunswick government has signed a bilateral health deal with the federal government.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Difficult holiday week at North Fraser Pretrial Centre
Jan 7 2017
As part of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union campaign against violence in prisons, the union is highlighting several incidents that took place over the holiday season.
Toronto and York Region Labour Council
A historic milestone -- Community Benefits Agreement announcement
Dec 22 2016
Ontario has finalized an agreement with government agencies, business, labour and the local community to help local people along the Eglinton Crosstown LRT transit corridor get project jobs.
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
New report released to Canada’s premiers denounces $62 billion wasted without pharmacare
Dec 22 2016
The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions provided all premiers with a new report tallying up wasted health-care dollars over the last 10 years, while Canadians wait for promised national pharmacare.
Canadian Labour Congress
Canada's unions celebrate federal asbestos ban
Dec 20 2016
On Dec. 14 the federal government announced an asbestos ban. "We can all breathe easier," said CLC president Hassan Yussuff. "This is good public health policy that will without question save lives."
Ontario Health Coalition
As Prime Minister Trudeau meets with First Ministers, Health Coalition calls for both sides to give ground to forge a new Health Accord in the public interest
Dec 13 2016
The provincial premiers and the federal government have been at odds over funding health care. Ontario Health Coalition called out both sides for their intransigence and advocated a new Health Accord.
Upstream
Saskatoon Health Equity Impact Assessment
Dec 13 2016
Developed jointly by the Saskatoon Health Region and Upstream, this report applies a health equity lens to the City of Saskatoon's Growth Plan to Half a Million.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Door-to-door is back but where's the postal bank?
Dec 13 2016
"We're glad to see that about two-thirds of the people who lost home delivery might be getting it back. We won't be satisfied until they all get it back. We also demand a discussion of a postal bank."
Canadian Union of Public Employees
McNeil Government incompetence hurting Nova Scotia families and failing the provincial education system
Dec 7 2016
CUPE NS is calling out the McNeil Government and Minister of Education Karen Casey for their mishandling of negotiations with members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Misfeasance suit filed against Premier and Ministers of Finance and Energy for wrong doing over sale of Hydro One
Dec 7 2016
Experts say the privatization of Hydro One is bad for Ontario. The vast majority of Ontarians are strongly opposed to further sale of Hydro One shares. Help keep majority ownership in public hands.
Food Secure Canada
New farmers are the future of food. They need our support!
Dec 7 2016
There is a growing interest in agriculture as a career among a diverse group of new farmers, and many are succeeding in developing successful farm businesses. However, they need supportive policies.
UFCW Local 401
Nov. 25-The Int’l Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Dec 6 2016
You can be a part of the movement saying it is #NOTokay. Click through for more information.
Mining Watch
Creation of a mining ombudsman on horizon, says Liberal MP championing the cause
Dec 6 2016
In an interview with The Hill Times, Liberal MP John McKay (Scarborough – Guildwood, Ont.) said he expects to see a clear plan in place by March 2017 for creating an ombudsman for the extractive secto
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Fix Phoenix
Nov 29 2016
Since April 2016, PSAC has been sounding the alarm about the Phoenix pay system. Find out more and take action.
National Union of Public and General Employees
NUPGE's New forms of Privatization
Nov 29 2016
In the last few years, the privatization industry has put a lot of effort into coming up with new ways to privatize public services.
United Steelworkers
Two-Tier System Hurts Taxi Workers
Nov 29 2016
The Quebec government is allowing Uber to legally operate in Quebec on a one-year trial basis. During the trial period, Uber drivers will not have the same restrictions and rules as taxi drivers.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Transparency, Global Standards Key to Tax Dodge Fight
Nov 29 2016
National civil society groups have joined Canadians for Tax Fairness, and joined international efforts, to step up its fight against the global tax avoidance epidemic by pushing for strong UN action.
Council of Canadians
Twelve chapters at #KMVigils to oppose Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline
Nov 22 2016
Vigils were organized in more than 45 communities across the country to oppose the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline. Here are reports from some of them.
Fair Vote Canada
Consultations Provide Strong Mandate for Proportional Representation
Nov 22 2016
The government should have the recommendation about electoral reform by Dec. 1. At the consultation, of the witnesses with a position on voting systems, 88% recommended proportional representation.
United Food and Commercial Workers
November 25 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Nov 22 2016
On November 25 at 12 p.m. EST, join UFCW Canada on Twitter and Facebook and show your support to the #NotOkay campaign.
National Union of Public and General Employees
New rules for union certification now in effect in Manitoba
Nov 22 2016
On November 10, 2016, new rules for union certification came into effect. These include the absolute elimination of automatic certification.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Prison Safety Now
Nov 14 2016
BCGEU launches a campaign to demand prison safety now.
Socialist Worker
Sit-ins demand Trudeau reject pipeline
Nov 14 2016
Actions will culminate in a march and rally against Kinder Morgan at noon on November 19 in Vancouver.
Hospital Employees' Union
Public education big winner supreme court decision
Nov 11 2016
The Supreme Court has ruled that the B.C. government violated the constitutional right of teachers to negotiate class size and composition.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Canadians rally for postal banking as massive bank profits announced
Sep 8 2016
Canadians have flooded their members of Parliament with messages in support of postal banking after Canada's six biggest banks reported a combined profit of $10.4 billion last week.
Council of Canadians
More than 50 groups urge Trudeau to stop pipeline reviews and overhaul NEB
Sep 8 2016
More than 50 groups have sent a letter to Trudeau and Minister Carr urging the government to overhaul the National Energy Board before it decides how to proceed with the two proposed oil pipelines.
United Steelworkers
Operation backpack 2016
Sep 8 2016
For this year's seventh annual Operation backpack 2016, steelworkers gathered at ArcelorMittal's Hamilton East plant and filled 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for students.