Unifor
Unifor calls for answers now, not just for Saunders, but for all missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls
Feb 28 2014
Unifor demands that the government take immediate action to begin a national inquiry.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Signing big in your community
Feb 26 2014
When a group of Saskatchewan people who follow us on Facebook and our webpage erected a huge billboard to support our work, we were thrilled. It was simple. effective and inspiring.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Bill C-21, the Red Tape Reduction Act: Fewer regulations, fewer inspections
Feb 26 2014
It’s time for the government to start listening to Canadians who are clearly asking for more oversight, not less.
Unifor
Ontario's Hudak still has plenty of bad ideas
Feb 24 2014
Hudak’s promise in the address to eliminate assistance for solar and wind power, and to end the College of Trades, would be job killers in the province.
National Union of Public and General Employees
National Union raises concerns over internet surveillance
Feb 24 2014
The National Union of Public and General Employees is calling on the Harper government to take immediate steps to protect Canadians' online privacy.
Ontario Health Coalition
Proposed Scarborough-West Durham Hospital Merger: New report highlights $30 million cost and exposes plans to close hospital sites.
Feb 24 2014
Not only does this merger not save any money but it sets up the three hospital sites in Scarborough in particular for very significant service cuts and even total closures.
United Steelworkers
Steelworkers applaud boycott of Carnival Cruises by Canada's largest labour council
Feb 21 2014
Toronto and York Region Labour Council delegates voted unanimously to boycott Carnival Corporation cruises until the nearly six-month long labour dispute at Crown Holding is resolved.
Council of Canadians
National day of action for a new health accord
Feb 21 2014
We are facing an important moment in the history of public health care. On March 31, sound the alarm for public health care!
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Federal budget mandates harmful changes to the Public Service Health Care Plan
Feb 21 2014
The government says it intends to double the premiums that retirees pay for the plan and triple the time it takes for someone to become eligible for post-retirement benefits.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
A manufactured crisis on the work floor
Feb 19 2014
Aside from seeing if the public will accept cutbacks in service, Canada Post is trying to create a situation by which we will have no energy left to save Canada Post.
Sierra Club of Canada
Autosaurus Rex: A story of dinosaurs
Feb 19 2014
Rex Murphy, a commentator on The National and host of CBC Radio's Cross Country Checkup, has been accepting money from the oil industry in the form of speaking fees.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Harry Potter, Walking Dead celebrities team up to promote Robin Hood tax
Feb 19 2014
Forget flesh-eating zombies and Lord Voldemort, celebrities from Harry Potter movies and the Walking Dead TV show are now going up against some real power.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
CUPE stands with Toyota workers
Feb 17 2014
Toyota workers know they deserve fair wages, and a safe and healthy workplace. They know what their jobs mean for their communities, and they want to protect them.
Fair Vote Canada
'Hands off Elections Canada!,' Fair Vote Canada says
Feb 17 2014
The government's attempt to interfere with Elections Canada without opposition support and without consulting the Chief Electoral Officer is more proof of why we need a proportional voting system.
Mining Watch
Canadian organizations condemn Gold Company’s lawsuit against Costa Rica
Feb 17 2014
Public opinion polls in Costa Rica have shown that a majority of the population opposes mining and the Costa Rican court has repeatedly found against Infinito’s project.
United Steelworkers
New Steelworkers website escalates 'Take Backs No More' campaign against Crown Holdings
Feb 14 2014
The United Steelworkers now has an official home on the web for its campaign against Crown Holdings Inc. at www.takebacksnomore.ca.
National Union of Public and General Employees
NUPGE takes HSAA case to the International Labour Organization
Feb 14 2014
Alberta will now lead the way in Canada as being the worst offender for violating international labour standards that it has committed to uphold and promote.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Budget 2014: Talk about tax fairness but not much action
Feb 14 2014
The most expensive and most egregious tax loopholes such as the Stock Option Deduction, Capital Gain Deduction and Business Entertainment Deduction have not been touched.
Canadian Health Coalition
Join us March 31st for national day of action for a new Health Accord
Feb 12 2014
We are sounding the alarm to alert Canadians that the expiry of the Health Accord means the end of federal leadership in health care and cuts of $36 billion to health transfers over 10 years.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Ontario's Local Health Integration Networks should integrate with Ministry of Health
Feb 12 2014
The LHINs have been a smokescreen for decisions that are really being made by the Ministry of Health.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Federal Budget 2014: No help, all hurt for Canadian workers
Feb 12 2014
Cutting public services to pay for a surplus is hurting Canadians and not spurring any meaningful economic growth.
Unifor
Good Jobs Summit about young people
Feb 10 2014
The Good Jobs Summit will be held at Toronto’s Ryerson University on October 4 and 5, launching the school’s annual Social Justice Week.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
$100,000 scholarship fund launched in BC for adults with developmental disabilities
Feb 10 2014
Starting today, people being served by Community Living BC will be eligible to apply for a scholarship to support their personal and professional development.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Call on Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to close unfair tax loopholes in federal budget
Feb 7 2014
Will Finance Minister Jim Flaherty do the right thing on Budget Day, February 11? Send him a message now asking him to close unfair tax loopholes and tackle tax havens.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Alternative Federal Budget 2014, striking a better balance
Feb 7 2014
It delivers a plan that would lift 855,000 Canadians out of poverty, reduce income inequality, boost the economy, and lower unemployment to 5.4 per cent.
Inter Pares
Las Pavas: The struggle for land
Feb 5 2014
The land issue is central to the latest efforts by Colombians to bring an end to fifty years of conflict.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women on February 14th
Feb 5 2014
UFCW Canada activists will join thousands of other women, men and family members in marches and vigils across Canada to remember and honour missing and murdered women.
United Steelworkers
Sault council unanimously supports Stop the Killing, Enforce the Law campaign
Feb 5 2014
Municipal councils are leaders in their respective communities. With so many fatalities across the country, enforcing the Westray Law is clearly an issue for municipal councils to endorse.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Black History Month
Feb 3 2014
The PSAC recognizes and celebrates the past and present contributions of Black people and people of African descent. We also acknowledge the discrimination, barriers and challenges that remain.
Council of Canadians
Elections Act changes long overdue, but will they prevent fraud?
Feb 3 2014
The unwillingness of the Conservatives to come clean and the inability of Elections Canada to hold them to account is unacceptable.