United Steelworkers
Stop Precarious Work!
Oct 8 2014
Fight to pass legislation that protects Canadian and American jobs, and overhauls the temporary/guestworker programs to ensure they are provided with the rights that all workers deserve.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Invest in jobs not war
Oct 8 2014
We know that public investment in infrastructure, education, health care, social services and jobs is a precondition to peace and stability everywhere in the world. We should invest in peace.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Throne speech LNG focus lacks substance
Oct 8 2014
The B.C. Liberal government's singular focus on liquid natural gas development in their speech from the throne was significant for its lack of detail on where the government is going with this file.
Unifor
The Good Jobs Summit was only the start!
Oct 6 2014
The Good Jobs Summit ended with formation of a Round Table group to include leading Canadian business people, student leaders, politicians and labour leaders that will find ways to create good jobs.
Council of Canadians
Why we need a federal ban on fracking
Oct 6 2014
Despite fracking protests, the Harper government has publicly taken a hands-off approach and continues to point to the provinces and territories as the key decision makers for fracking projects.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Postal services only partially protected under CETA
Oct 3 2014
The federal government has only partially protected postal services in the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. Why is this significant?
Sierra Club of Canada
To conserve or not to conserve?
Oct 3 2014
The Green Energy Coalition have saved Ontario-rate payers billions on their gas and electricity bills over the years. Here's a thank you to them.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Celebrate World Teachers' Day
Oct 3 2014
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is revealing how their passion and work are helping to contribute to one of the best education systems in the world.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Solidarity with pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
Oct 1 2014
Activists in Hong Kong are condemning and opposing restrictive election processes being imposed in advance of elections in 2017.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Nova Scotia government denies workers' right to choose their union
Oct 1 2014
The legislation being rammed through the provincial legislature by the Nova Scotia Liberal government is unprecedented in the history of labour relations in the province.
Food Secure Canada
CETA delivers lucrative markets to exporters, empty promises to Canadian farmers
Oct 1 2014
The federal government is celebrating the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in spite of massive opposition from citizens, including farmers, on both sides of the Atlantic.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Clear majority of Canadians oppose privatization, poll shows
Sep 29 2014
Corporate lobbyists and conservative politicians continue to push for the privatization of public services, but a new poll shows that Canadians are deeply mistrustful of privatization schemes.
Socialist Worker
B.C. Teacher strike: Lessons learned
Sep 29 2014
Some much needed analysis (and a few thoughts!) on the recent B.C. teachers strike -- the longest teacher strike in B.C. history.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Stop Bill C-377: Harper's invasion of your privacy
Sep 29 2014
Private member's Bill C-377, Harper's attack on unions, is back on the Senate agenda.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Making sense of the CETA
Sep 26 2014
The first assessment of complete Canada–EU trade deal questions benefits and highlights imbalances in negotiated outcome.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Community mailboxes will hurt residential property values
Sep 26 2014
Postal service cuts are coming to people's homes, and they may be wondering what the impact will be.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
Teachers at schools for the deaf frustrated by lack of resources and supports
Sep 26 2014
Concerns raised publicly by students of E.C. Drury School for the Deaf are a clear indication that the Ministry of Education needs to do more to support students who are deaf, blind or deaf-blind.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Bill C-377: unnecessary, undermining and undemocratic
Sep 24 2014
After the gutting of Conservative member of Parliament Russ Hiebert's private member's bill, the Conservative government is taking another shot at Bill C-377.
Inter Pares
Inter Pares has a new website!
Sep 24 2014
More content, new look, more engaging: Inter Pares' new website provides hundreds of articles that relate to the work of organizations and activists that they support around the world.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Major demonstration in Montreal opposing Bill 3
Sep 24 2014
On Saturday, more than 25,000 people protesting the Couillard government's Bill 3 marched through downtown Montreal.
Socialist Worker
Interview: Harper's inaction plan on violence against Indigenous women
Sep 22 2014
While continuing to dismiss widespread calls for a national inquiry for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, the Harper government announced a $25 million "action plan."
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Will G-20 Finance Ministers meeting change Joe Oliver's mind about corporate tax cheats?
Sep 22 2014
Will the Canadian government be part of the growing international momentum towards comprehensive reform of international corporate tax rules and tackling tax havens?
United Food and Commercial Workers
UFCW Canada calls on Harper to prevent another tragedy in Bangladesh
Sep 22 2014
The Harper government needs to commit to supporting safe working conditions in Bangladesh's garment sector.
Sierra Club of Canada
It's simple Canada! Let's get back on the climate justice track
Sep 19 2014
Supporting the People's Climate March this weekend? Send a message to Canada's Natural Resource Minister while you're at it!
United Food and Commercial Workers
EI victory for migrant workers
Sep 19 2014
More than 100 migrant agriculture workers will now receive the EI Parental Benefits they were wrongfully denied by an Employment Insurance tribunal.
Unifor
Pushing for justice for Aboriginal women
Sep 19 2014
The NWAC has challenged the premiers and territorial leaders to develop strategies to deal with violence towards Aboriginal women.
United Steelworkers
Harper Conservatives enable U.S. steel's latest blow to Canada
Sep 17 2014
The United Steelworkers union is committed to defending the interests of its members and pensioners affected by U.S. Steel Canada's application for bankruptcy protection.
National Union of Public and General Employees
New report shows Ontario with highest tuition costs in Canada: $9,500 per year
Sep 17 2014
Tuition in Canada is estimated to increase by 13 per cent, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The Cabinet Minister. The Senator. And the taxpayer.
Sep 17 2014
Quick. Can you name Canada's Minister of National Revenue? We thought so.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Thousands tell Tories to consult on postal service
Sep 15 2014
Over 10,000 signed "Make the Review Public" postcards were delivered to Raitt's office, calling for the government to adhere to the terms of its Charter and conduct a public review of the post office.