Unifor
Private clinics a threat
Oct 28 2013
A proposal by the Ontario government to license private clinics to act as community health providers is a shift in public policy and a prelude to the transfer of public services to the private sector.
Council of Canadians
Ontario will pay, literally, for Harper's new Canada-EU deal
Oct 25 2013
Taxpayers like you and me will be padding the bottom line of already profitable multinational corporations.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
PSAC calls on government to introduce a new modern public service labour law
Oct 25 2013
The Public Service Alliance of Canada called on the Conservative government to withdraw changes to federal labour legislation from the Budget Implementation Act.
Sierra Club of Canada
Mi'kmaq of Elsipogtog First Nation deserve more than a dawn police raid
Oct 25 2013
It was the mainstream media that chose to ignore a long-standing First Nation action undertaken to enforce its constitutional rights and react with tabloid sensationalism.
United Steelworkers
Steelworkers question uranium changes in Canada-E.U. deal
Oct 23 2013
The Conservative government must come clean on reports that the European Union trade deal will remove foreign-ownership limits from Canada's uranium industry.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Privatization: The 'big bad mistake' Ontario is intent on repeating
Oct 23 2013
Much of the cost of these cancelled deals lies in the privatized structure the government chose to develop public infrastructure.
Sierra Club of Canada
Line 9: Toronto pulls out all the stops
Oct 21 2013
A diverse and growing coalition of groups in Toronto is taking on the Line 9 project. The coalition is doing everything they can and pulling out all the stops to get the word out there about Line 9.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Ten questions about the CETA
Oct 21 2013
This proposed treaty is about far more than simply trade. It is a constitutional-style document that affects many matters that are normally decided by elected legislatures after public debate.
Council of Canadians
Europeans and Canadians agree: We don't want CETA
Oct 18 2013
The people of Canada and Europe, not multinational corporations, should be the ones calling the shots.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Speech from the throne another attack on public service
Oct 18 2013
If the Conservatives really want Canadians to have good, secure jobs, we need more social investments not more public service cuts.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Hard on families, light on crime: Some thoughts on the throne speech
Oct 18 2013
The throne speech had a lot to say about Canadian families. However, the majority of Canadian families are left out of this picture. Not to mention the majority of Canadians.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
OPSEU supports province-wide Raise the Rates Campaign
Oct 16 2013
The Raise the Rates Campaign is holding a week of action (October 12-20) to fight the attack on ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program) and demand living income for all in this province.
Food Secure Canada
Events across Canada for World Food Day today
Oct 16 2013
Our food movement is strong and diverse. Events are happening right across the country. Get in touch with these organizations to find an event near you.
Council of Canadians
More than 30 organizations uniting to safeguard Canadians’ privacy rights
Oct 14 2013
With Parliament set to resume, Coalition calls for effective legal measures to protect the privacy of every resident of Canada against government intrusion
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
New study makes the case for postal banking in Canada
Oct 14 2013
Postal banking systems are proliferating around the world and are prominent in most developed countries.
Fair Vote Canada
Now your vote counts, now it doesn’t. Minority of Nova Scotia Voters elect a majority government in Nova Scotia
Oct 11 2013
Phony majority governments are a common outcome of the current voting system.
Sierra Club of Canada
Are Alberta’s Tar Sands prepared for a torrential rain event?
Oct 11 2013
In Alberta, tailings ponds would be breached and the toxic waters would overflow the Athabasca River and carry the pollutants up into the north to exit into the Arctic Ocean.
Food Secure Canada
Speech from the throne on World Food Day
Oct 9 2013
If it were up to you, what would you propose to turn Canada's food system around? Send us your 30-second video.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
The number of minimum wage earners in Ontario has doubled since 2003
Oct 9 2013
Women, racialized workers and recent immigrants are more likely to be working for minimum wage.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Have your say: Where British Columbians shop does make a difference
Oct 9 2013
The provincial government is conducting a review of provincial liquor laws. Make your voice count.
Socialist Worker
No more stolen sisters
Oct 7 2013
It is essential to address the root cause of the violence, mainly due to colonialism and sexism.
Unifor
Unifor to hold national ‘Good Jobs Summit’
Oct 7 2013
Unifor, Canada’s newest union, will organize a national, multi-stakeholder summit on good jobs in 2014.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Peaceful protesters under attack in Guatemala. Please take action
Oct 4 2013
Communities in Huehuetenango are under siege by Guatemalan military and police. Please call the Guatemalan Embassy to express concern about the safety of peaceful protesters in Huehuetenango.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Will liquified natural gas development blow BC's carbon budget?
Oct 4 2013
Plans for an LNG export industry need to be seriously rethought in light of carbon budgeting.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
How the Canadian government is betraying veterans
Oct 4 2013
The federal government is betraying Canada’s veterans by shutting down nine Veterans Affairs offices. Our veterans will have a harder time getting the support and services they need and deserve.
United Food and Commercial Workers
October 7 is World Day for Decent Work
Oct 2 2013
Decent work is a job that provides workers the income and opportunity to provide a good and secure life in which basic needs are met.
Council of Canadians
Do We Have a Blue Future?
Oct 2 2013
By 2030, our global demand for water will outstrip supply by 40 per cent, a sure-fire recipe for great suffering. We need a new water ethic.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Eighth annual Sisters in Spirit Vigils to be held October 4, 2013
Oct 2 2013
Sisters in Spirit Vigils will take place across Canada to honour the lives of murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls.
Mining Watch
The bell tolls for free entry in Canada: Legal victory for Yukon First Nation will have implications aross the country
Sep 30 2013
The requirement to consult before any exploration activities occur is likely to require modifications to most existing consultation processes.
Food Secure Canada
National food policy needed for 'local food'
Sep 30 2013
FSC penned a letter to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency regarding the definition of "local". Read, comment and share.