Ontario Health Coalition
Ontario Health Coalition conducting vote April 5 on cutting services from hospitals
Mar 10 2014
Volunteers across Ontario will hold a referendum to ask residents to vote to stop the Ontario government's plan to cut local public hospitals and contract clinical services out to private clinics.
Hospital Employees' Union
Strong women, strong world, strong union
Mar 7 2014
On March 8, 1857, female garment workers in New York City took to the streets to demand better working conditions, a ten-hour day, and equal rights for women.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Another victory for agriculture workers
Mar 7 2014
The Quebec government will grant seasonal agriculture workers the same rights as all workers in Quebec, including, in particular, the right to join a union.
United Steelworkers
500,000 member retirees’ group joins Carnival Cruise boycott
Mar 7 2014
The 500,000-member Congress of Union Retirees of Canada is endorsing a boycott of Carnival Cruises to protest the role of Carnival's chief executive in a six-month labour dispute in Toronto.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
CUPW to Raitt: Why allow Canada Post to proceed with cuts, rate hikes prior to 2014 Charter review?
Mar 5 2014
When will the government conduct its review, what issues will be examined, and will the review be open to the public?
United Steelworkers
International Women's Day 2014
Mar 5 2014
Human rights are hard-won things. And once we gain them, we have to work to keep them.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Taxing the rich to reduce income inequality helps the economy
Mar 5 2014
An International Monetary Fund report released this week found that taxing the wealthy to fund programs that reduce income inequality is good for the economy.
Council of Canadians
European regulations could be badly affected by transatlantic free trade
Mar 3 2014
We are calling on MEPs and Members of Parliament in Canada to refuse to endorse CETA until the extreme investor-state dispute settlement provision has been taken out.
Inter Pares
The option of justice for Sefwi farmers
Mar 3 2014
For nine years now, Ghanaian farmers have been fighting to obtain full compensation for the loss of their land and livelihoods.
United Food and Commercial Workers
Heinz Leamington plant investors welcomed by Union
Feb 28 2014
We welcome the prospect of good jobs being maintained at the plant, which has served as the keystone of Leamington's economy for generations.
Mining Watch
Rejection of New Prosperity project provides clarity to industry: Lake destroying projects and projects without indigenous consent need not apply
Feb 28 2014
The project, located in south-central British Columbia, was a modification of a previously rejected application.
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.