Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Can Canada expand oil and gas production, build pipelines and keep its climate change commitments?
Jun 3 2016
This new study shows that Canada cannot meet its global climate commitments while at the same time ramping up oil and gas extraction and building new export pipelines.
United Steelworkers
No Government or corporate accountability in U.S. Steel covert deals, say Steelworkers, NDP
Jun 3 2016
Workers want details of a 2011 deal that ended a federal government lawsuit over U.S. Steel's failure to fulfil the terms of another secret deal that allowed the takeover of the former Stelco in 2007.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
PSAC launches new video on Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS)
Jun 3 2016
People with MCS can suffer debilitating physical symptoms when exposed to chemicals in the environment. It is an often misunderstood medical condition and workers who have it suffer tremendously.
Canadian Labour Congress
Minimum wage stats show we need $15 and fairness across Canada
Jun 2 2016
The fight for $15 is a concrete way to push back against growing inequality and precarious work -- join the fight for decent work!
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The CRA fails test on records management
Jun 2 2016
Of all Canada's government departments, the Canada Revenue Agency has been the absolute worst at deleting records -- far after the time it is is supposed to dispose of records by law.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
ETFO's professional resources bringing public elementary schools new perspectives on Aboriginal history, issues
Jun 2 2016
As Canada marks National Aboriginal History Month in June, the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario is forging new perspectives in Aboriginal history and issues.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
The impact of TPP tariff removal on Canadian trade
May 31 2016
The CCPA finds that the TPP will be a real pain for improving our trade imbalance, employment, the manufacturing and high-tech sectors, and will keep the Canadian economy resource-based.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
CUPE NL to fight library closures
May 31 2016
A new ad from CUPE workers in Newfoundland and Labrador takes aim at Premier Ball's plans to close half of the province's libraries.
Unifor
Keep Hydro Public to rally at Hydro One shareholder meeting
May 31 2016
On May 31 the shareholders of Hydro One will meet to discuss profits made at the expense of taxpayers. The majority of hydro is still owned by the people. It's not too late to stop privatization.
United Steelworkers
Canadian organizations condemn Parliamentary coup in Brazil
May 27 2016
Canadian unions and organizations around the world are calling on governments to not recognize the right-wing coup in Brazil led by Michel Temer.
Socialist Worker
The growing fight for $15 and fairness
May 27 2016
Since 2012 when a handful of fast food workers in New York and Chicago walked off the job, the Fight for $15 has spread to more than 300 US cities and inspired a global movement including Canada.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Postal workers go to Liberal Convention with 'good ideas for better services'
May 27 2016
Posties want postal banking, check-ins for seniors and persons with disabilities, more services for Northern and Indigenous communities, a greener post office and, of course, door-to-door delivery.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Strike ends as union wins first contract at Covered Bridge Potato Chips!
May 26 2016
The workers at CBPC have won. Nothing tastes better than a first contract!
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
The 2016-2017 Newfoundland and Labrador budget's impacts on women
May 26 2016
A new study released by the CCPA finds the Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal government's austerity measures will cut wages and services to women the most.
Council of Canadians
Nebraskan rancher warns New Brunswick about Energy East risks
May 26 2016
Ben Gotschall, who lives in Nebraska along the rejected Keystone XL route, is warning New Brunswickers that the Energy East pipeline could spill up to 2.62 million litres of oil daily.
Canadian Labour Congress
Canadian unions launch new CPP campaign 'A Better Plan for All'
May 24 2016
We need a universal expansion of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and the Canadian Labour Congress has launched a new campaign aimed at reforming the system.
Hospital Employees' Union
Fighting to preserve medicare
May 24 2016
Extra-billing in Ontario, private MRIs in Saskatchewan and user-fees in Quebec are all violations of the Canada Health Act. And more violations are on the horizon.
Fair Vote Canada
Join Fair Vote Canada's Annual General Meeting: June 4 in Ottawa
May 24 2016
Do you want to fight for electoral reform? Want to make 2019 the year all of our votes will count? Register now for Fair Vote Canada's AGM.
National Union of Public and General Employees
NBU members lend a helping hand to Fort McMurray
May 20 2016
Several members of the New Brunswick Union have headed to Fort McMurray, Alberta to help the community in the wake of the devastating wildfires. Many of the people affected have ties to New Brunswick.
Toronto and York Region Labour Council
LabourACTION magazine: Say no to precarious work
May 20 2016
LabourACTION is a publication of the Toronto and York Region Labour Council. This issue covers the council's 145 year history, the fight for $15 minimum wage, uber, climate justice, and more!
United Steelworkers
Stop the injustice against victims of McIntyre Powder
May 20 2016
McIntyre Powder was used between 1943-1979 in mines and other industries. The theory, eventually proved false, was that inhaling the powder would protect workers' lungs.
Unifor
Federal government tables historic human rights protections
May 19 2016
The federal government's introduction of Bill C-16 seeks to extend human rights and secure full legal protection for transgender people by enshrining gender identity and gender expression.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Help! My landlord is a tax dodger: Awkward times at the CRA
May 19 2016
It turns out the CRA pays rent to a serial tax haven user for offices in Edmonton, Montreal and Calgary. Larco Investments hates taxes but loves the $74.3 million it gets from the feds in rent.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Shameful neglect: Indigenous child poverty in Canada
May 19 2016
A new report from the CCPA finds that 51% of Indigenous children live in poverty and astonishingly that rises to as high as 60% for children on reserves. Where is the state of emergency?
Canadian Labour Congress
Unions take a stand against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia
May 16 2016
May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), one of the largest global LGBTQ solidarity actions.
Mining Watch
B.C. government encourages environmentally risky mining, creates massive taxpayer liability
May 16 2016
A new report finds that the BC government lets mining companies off the hook for the full costs of environmental reclamation and leaves taxpayers liable for more than $1.5 billion.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Turning passion in to action: UFCW Women's Network
May 16 2016
Working women must stand together to let employers, politicians, and their communities know what they need on the job. The UFCW Women's Network does just that.
United Steelworkers
Fort McMurray emergency fire appeal
May 13 2016
The devastating Fort McMurray fires have been heartbreaking to watch. The Steelworkers Humanity Fund will contribute $40,000 to Fort McMurray fire relief to help rebuild what was lost.
Unifor
Rally hears about the many threats from TPP
May 13 2016
The federal Trans-Pacific Partnership hearings arrived in Toronto at a luxurious downtown hotel and were greeted by crowds of activists.
Fair Vote Canada
One step closer to making every vote count!
May 13 2016
Fair Vote Canada is relieved and thrilled to see Prime Minister Trudeau's formation of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform. The road to electoral reform starts now.