Canadian Union of Postal Workers May 6
The federal government's announcement of a review of Canada Post is welcome news for postal workers. And privatization isn’t on the table.
Canadian Labour Congress May 6
Dig deep. The CLC is. And the federal government has committed to matching all individual charitable donations made to the Canadian Red Cross in support of the ongoing relief efforts in Alberta.
Public Service Alliance of Canada May 5
PSAC was founded in 1966 -- celebrate the achievements over 50 years of collective bargaining, organizing, and fighting for social change.
United Food and Commercial Workers May 5
Every May, Canadians have the privilege of celebrating Asian Heritage Month. Learn about the rich and exceptionally diverse histories of our large and growing Asian communities from coast to coast.
Unifor May 5
Unifor
Unifor is making an initial $250,000 contribution to the Red Cross in support of relief efforts and encouraging all 310,000 members and locals across the country to consider making a donation as well.
National Union of Public and General Employees May 3
National Union of Public and General Employees
At a time when the Newfoundland and Labrador government is saying they have no money for libraries, they do have the cash to hire a law firm for over $350 an hour to handle public sector negotiations.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation May 3
Education Week was established by the OSSTF in 1930 to recognize and celebrate the essential role public education plays in the lives of communities all over the province.
Canadian Labour Congress May 3
May 2-6 is the Canadian Mental Health Association's 65th annual Mental Health Week. It is a chance to #GETLOUD by speaking out and challenging the stigma and discrimination of mental illness.
Harrowsmith Now April 29
Harrowsmith Now
Susan Musgrave, a resident of Haida Gwaii, has produced a cookbook called A Taste of Haida Gwaii: Food Gathering and Feasting. It's not so much of a cookbook as it is a food memoir.
Socialist Worker April 29
Since spring of this year a small band of oil sands workers have come together to fight against the growing layoffs in the tar sands and to fight for a greener future.
United Food and Commercial Workers April 29
May Day is both a celebration of labour's achievements and an annual reminder that the struggle remains as the impact of globalization can only be contested by heightened international solidarity.
Canadian Union of Public Employees April 27
The North Bay area's one and only municipal nursing home, Cassellholme, is being privatized without any community consultation and it looks like the region's mayors and councillors are in on it.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation April 27
Teachers in Rainy River, Ontario's District 5b have begun a full withdrawal of their services for one day per week beginning April 27.
Canadians for Tax Fairness April 27
Canadians for Tax Fairness
In the span of a single year, CAD $40 billion flowed to the top 10 tax havens –- an all-time high. Tax havens now hold at least $270 billion of Canadian corporate money, mostly untaxed.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario April 26
With asbestos in aging school buildings a leading health concern, the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario has added its voice to the call for a national ban on asbestos.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives April 26
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
B.C.'s surgical wait times are among the longest in the country. This new study provides an extensive review of research on the problems with private, for-profit surgical delivery.
National Union of Public and General Employees April 26
National Union of Public and General Employees
Only 4 months into the new year and British Columbia has already seen 143 wildfires by April 19.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives April 22
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
A new study from the CCPA finds that the TPP makes it easier for employers to hire migrant workers -- even in industries and regions where unemployment is high and domestic workers are available.
National Union of Public and General Employees April 22
National Union of Public and General Employees
The court found that the Ontario government's Bill 115, Putting Students First Act, imposed in the fall of 2012, was a violation of collective bargaining rights of educational workers.
Socialist Worker April 22
Watch the video and join the annual Marxism Conference from April 22 to 23 at the University of Toronto Multifaith Centre, 569 Spadina Avenue, Toronto.
Canadian Union of Public Employees April 20
On April 28, the Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job, CUPE is renewing its call for a comprehensive ban on asbestos in Canada.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives April 20
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
A new study looks at the latest attempts to reform CETA's Investment Court System and shows how the changes fail to deliver on their promise to prevent controversial trade lawsuits.
Canadian Labour Congress April 20
The CLC is marking Earth Day, April 22, by renewing its call for a one million climate jobs plan that would allow Canada to transition from fossil-fuel reliance to a sustainable economy.
United Steelworkers April 18
Canadian women had to work all of 2015 AND up to April 19, 2016 just to earn as much as the average male worker did in the 12 months of 2015.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives April 18
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
A new report from the CCPA reveals that the average pay gap between men and women stands at 29.4 per cent in Ontario -- a gap that shadows women every step of the way up the income ladder.
Socialist Worker April 18
On April 9 Attawapiskat First Nation declared a state of emergency. A special sitting of the House of Commons was called but Trudeau just couldn't be pulled away from a Liberal buddy's book launch.
Harrowsmith Now April 15
Harrowsmith Now
Dundas, Ontario looks like a prosperous town. It has a high-end grocery, an excellent cheese shop, a thriving coffeehouse and more. But, it doesn't have a brewery, yet.
Unifor April 15
Unifor
Unifor is joining with other unions and progressive groups to get Canadians talking about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, and the threats it poses for this country.
National Union of Public and General Employees April 15
National Union of Public and General Employees
Join the campaign to raise the minimum wage for the lowest-paid workers in our country.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers April 14
Payday lenders charge up to $21 for every $100 borrowed over a period of two weeks, while in B.C. and Alberta they charge up to $23. Annually, that's effectively an interest rate of 547 to 599%.

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