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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 any further sale of Hydro One shares. Help keep majority ownership in public hand
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.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Labour Day renews our commitment to stand in solidarity for justice and equality
Sep 6 2016
For Labour Day, NUPGE takes aim at public sector privatization and reaffirms its history of fighting for and winning the protection of public services.
Unifor
Unifor celebrates Labour Day
Sep 6 2016
This year's Labour Day celebrations fell on the eve of the announcement of Unifor's strategic plans to target one of the Detroit Three automakers.
Socialist Worker
No to intervention in Syria by Turkey and all other states
Sep 6 2016
Turkish and Syrian socialists have issued a joint statement opposing Turkish and all other external military intervention in Syria.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
It's not over!
Sep 1 2016
Though CUPW has reached a tentative and short-term collective agreement, union leadership will be back at the bargaining table next year to address many unresolved issues like pay equity and pensions.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Canada can learn from EU's Apple tax ruling
Sep 1 2016
Apple has more than $215 billion in profits stashed offshore. Some of that money was made in Canada.
Council of Canadians
CETA leaves bad taste on food safety
Sep 1 2016
While debate rages in Europe about CETA, the Canada-EU trade agreement, a new report warns that the deal could lower food safety standards.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Canada Post mediation continues
Aug 30 2016
Postal workers have twice agreed to postpone job action for 24 hours. As negotiations continue both Canada Post management and workers have agreed to continue negotiations until Wednesday August 31.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Pack the courts and defend public health care
Aug 30 2016
A B.C. Supreme Court case threatens the future of public healthcare in the province and across the country. On September 6 pack the courts and defend our public healthcare system.
Unifor
Picket lines poised to go up at Empress Hotel
Aug 30 2016
Hotel workers are fed up with the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC and some have been working up to sixty consecutive days. Workers are set to go on strike as early as as September 1.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
CPC says no to government request to extend strike mandate
Aug 26 2016
Unless an agreement is reached between Canada Post management and workers within the next 72 hours a nation-wide postal strike is set to begin.
United Steelworkers
Steelworkers welcome CBSA investigation into illegal dumping of rebar
Aug 26 2016
Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and Spain are all being investigated for illegal dumping of rebar on the Canadian market.