Socialist Worker
No honeymoon for the Liberals
Nov 2 2015
Now that there is a Liberal government in Ottawa the working class, social justice and climate movements must be relentless in their demands for change.
Unifor
Alberta NDP budget invests in education, jobs
Nov 2 2015
Strong education investments at all levels were among the highlights of the Alberta NDP’s first budget.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Hydro One privatization will put Ontario deeper in debt -- but Liberals going ahead with it
Nov 2 2015
While the sale of Hydro One will cost Ontario hundreds of millions of dollars a year, it will give the Liberal government funds to use for pre-election spending announcements in 2018.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Room to hike federal taxes on the 1%
Oct 30 2015
The new federal government has plenty of room to raise the taxes of Canada's one percenters.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
OSSTF/FEESO shines the light to break the silence on violence against women
Oct 30 2015
The Shine the Light campaign is focused on building awareness, engaging people in breaking the silence and encouraging all communities to speak out against Violence Against Women.
United Food and Commercial Workers
New report flags abuse of migrant agriculture workers in Canada
Oct 28 2015
A new report reveals how many of Canada's more than 45,000 migrant and temporary agriculture workers regularly face workplace and human rights abuse.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Statement on Canada Post's temporary suspension of plan to end home mail delivery
Oct 28 2015
CUPW is happy that Canada Post has "temporarily" suspended its decision to end home mail delivery, but the union would like to see a "permanent" halt to the delivery cuts.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Looking back, and forward after the federal election
Oct 28 2015
What message do we have for the incoming Trudeau government?
Food Secure Canada
Food policy: What to expect from our new government
Oct 27 2015
The election results are a reason to be optimistic for the future of food policy in Canada. Let's take a look at where the new Canadian government stands on Canada's most pressing food issues.
Unifor
Unifor files court challenge demanding fairness from truck regulations in B.C.
Oct 27 2015
Unifor has filed in federal court to challenge inadequate and uneven environmental measures at Port Metro Vancouver.
Socialist Worker
Voters reject Harper and demand change
Oct 23 2015
After nearly a decade in power, Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada were voted out of office.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
ETFO escalates strike action to compel OPSBA, government to return to bargaining table
Oct 23 2015
ETFO will be escalating its current Phase 3 strike action. Beginning Wednesday, October 28, ETFO teacher and occasional teacher members will withdraw from all voluntary extracurricular activities.
Mining Watch
Impunity reigns, history repeats: Anti-mining activist survives second armed attack
Oct 23 2015
Forty-eight international organizations are calling for an investigation into the second armed attack in as many years against a well-known activist.
Fair Vote Canada
Trudeau must fix the voting system
Oct 21 2015
Liberals won a majority with 39.5 per cent of the popular vote and more than half of all voters were unable to cast an effective ballot.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
CUPW calls on Canada Post to stop defeated Conservatives' delivery cuts
Oct 21 2015
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is calling for an immediate halt to the door-to-delivery cuts scheduled in the coming weeks prior to the Liberals forming the new government.
United Food and Commercial Workers
IVOTE4 campaign a tremendous success
Oct 21 2015
The IVOTE4 campaign, a UFCW Canada youth-led initiative aimed at encouraging young people across Canada to vote in this week's federal election was a tremendous success.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
PSAC calls on new Parliament to restore public services
Oct 20 2015
Canadians rejected the Harper Conservatives and voted for change on October 19 and that is good news for Canada, says the Public Service Alliance of Canada.
Unifor
Unifor celebrates defeat of Harper Conservatives
Oct 20 2015
Unifor is celebrating the defeat of the Harper Conservatives and calling on the Liberals and NDP to cooperate to rebuild Canada.
Council of Canadians
WIN! Voter turnout up by three million voters
Oct 20 2015
In 2011, 61.4 per cent of eligible voters cast a ballot. That's about 14.8 million people. In the October 2015 election, about 68 per cent, or 17.5 million people, cast a ballot.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Election 2015: Where the parties stand on tax fairness
Oct 16 2015
Taxes have been a key issue in this federal election. Voters have some very different positions to choose from.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
New poll shows Canadians want to vote to stop the cuts
Oct 16 2015
A new Ekos poll shows that a large percentage of Canadians are opposed to cuts to public services and believe the cuts will affect the election result on October 19.
Fair Vote Canada
NDP includes proportional representation in final election platform
Oct 16 2015
Fair Vote Canada commends the NDP for including proportional representation in their final election platform.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Federal election fact check on party plans to save Canada Post
Oct 14 2015
Two of the major federal parties need to be clearer about their positions on postal service cuts in order to avoid misleading the public, according to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.
Council of Canadians
Federal party leaders urged to end drinking water crisis in First Nation communities
Oct 14 2015
Over 90 First Nation communities and allied organizations sent an open letter to federal party leaders urging them to prioritize funding commitments to end the drinking water crisis.
Mining Watch
Ottawa, we have a problem
Oct 14 2015
The Canadian Ambassador to Mexico is apparently not worried about violence, kidnapping and extortion at Canadian mine sites.
United Food and Commercial Workers
By the numbers: Canada's aging population
Oct 12 2015
For the first time in Canada, the number of people over the age of 65 is greater than the number of people under 14, according to new data released by Statistics Canada.
Food Secure Canada
Food insecurity report demands action
Oct 12 2015
Household Food Insecurity in Canada 2013 has documented 2.4 million adults and nearly a million children in Canada experienced food insecurity in that year.
Unifor
Unifor calls for immediate release of full TPP text
Oct 12 2015
Amidst growing public concern that the federal government is hiding key details of the newly signed TPP, Unifor has joined others calling for the full text to be released immediately.
Canadian Health Coalition
Where do the federal leaders stand on the TPP?
Oct 9 2015
With the federal election around the corner, it is important to know where the federal party leaders stand on this agreement.
Public Service Alliance of Canada
New trade deal puts public services at risk
Oct 9 2015
The Conservative government has just signed a free trade that will give corporations, not elected governments, more power to decide what's good for Canada.