Council of Canadians April 1
The government needs to hold full and proper public consultations with First Nations, provinces and municipalities. So far these so-called consultations are just smoke and mirrors.
National Union of Public and General Employees March 31
National Union of Public and General Employees
Privatization at Newfoundland and Labrador's health authority is causing big headaches. The four companies that replaced union workers is stonewalling vital freedom of information requests.
Hospital Employees' Union March 31
The Hospital Employees Union is calling on the federal Liberal government to honour its 2015 election commitments to bring back a national health accord in partnership with B.C. and other provinces.
Canadian Union of Public Employees March 31
Following revelations that a bank underwriting the Hydro One sale backed a fundraiser that funnelled tens of thousands of dollars into Liberal party coffers, it is time for police to investigate.
United Food and Commercial Workers March 29
The annual Students Against Migrant Exploitation (SAME) tour has once again hit the road in support of the fight against migrant worker exploitation.
Socialist Worker March 29
This comparison is not surprising. His appeal to a mythical past in which America was Great and took shit from no-one sounds an awful lot like Mussolini's appeal to the greatness of the Roman Empire.
Public Service Alliance of Canada March 29
Budget 2016 could create the conditions for more privatization, outsourcing and centralization in the federal public service and PSAC will be monitoring the government's actions closely.
Council of Canadians March 23
The federal budget, released on World Water Day, doesn't go far enough to address the water crisis in First Nations communities.
Canadian Union of Public Employees March 23
There is still no clear plan from the Trudeau Liberal government to strengthen the economy and help working people in Canada.
Canadians for Tax Fairness March 23
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The Liberal government has caved on the campaign promise to close the stock option loophole. Too bad, because it costs Canada $1 billion a year and Canadians definitely don't get their money's worth.
Harrowsmith Now March 18
Harrowsmith Now
Down an industrial hallway, in an old, white-walled factory, past a sprouts company, a chocolate shop, and a caterer sits the Unplugged Woodshop.
Canadian Union of Public Employees March 18
The Ontario government has proposed changes to standards for child care for infants and toddlers.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives March 18
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
This study from the CCPA questions why Canada agreed to weaker protections for culture and cultural industries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) than in previous trade treaties.
National Union of Public and General Employees March 16
National Union of Public and General Employees
In a move to further privatize his ministry's functions, Environment and Climate Change Minister Glen Murray is considering involving the for-profit sector in carrying out inspections.
Ontario Health Coalition March 16
Ontario Health Coalition
For years, Canadians have been subjected to rhetoric of crisis that calls for health care reform so private interests can finally profit from the health care system. The latest comes from the OCC.
Mining Watch March 16
Five years after the mine opened and 339 environmental infractions later, the citizens of Malartic are preparing a class action lawsuit. They hope Kamloops residents don't suffer the same fate.
Fair Vote Canada March 15
Fair Vote Canada
Wendy Bergerud, a member of Fair Vote Canada's national council, a leader in Fair Vote Canada Victoria and a long time proportional representation activist passed away on March 8, 2016.
Upstream March 15
As exporters like California struggle to maintain production in the face of climate change, Canada must aim to improve our own self-sufficiency.
Canadian Labour Congress March 15
Early next week, the federal Liberal government will table their first budget. This is an historic opportunity for our government to respond to the jobs crisis.
Socialist Worker March 11
The development of the Common Front, as well as the community resistance supporting it, represents the most militant expression of the labour movement in Canada in recent history.
National Union of Public and General Employees March 11
National Union of Public and General Employees
NAPE President Jerry Earle: "We have Premier Dwight Ball on the record there and in the media several times since committing to no privatization of public services. We intend to keep him to his word."
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives March 11
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
This year's AFB would lift 1.1 million Canadians out of poverty, reduce income inequality, boost economic growth, and, result in 520,000 new jobs, bringing unemployment rate to 6 per cent.
Unifor March 9
There are serious concerns with the TPP that can only be addressed with a full and open debate among Canadians about the deal, Unifor President Jerry Dias told a government committee yesterday.
United Food and Commercial Workers March 9
The government of Manitoba passed Bill 8, which provides victims of domestic violence up to five days of paid workplace leave and up to 17 weeks of unpaid leave with a right-to-return to work.
Canadians for Tax Fairness March 9
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Their bosses didn't listen when CRA staff argued that they should pursue a criminal investigation or at least impose large penalties on KPMG clients caught using an offshore tax-avoidance scheme.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union March 8
International Women's Day and trade unionism are historically linked. The day was initiated to commemorate the 1908 strike of women garment workers in New York.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers March 8
Compared to their mostly male letter carrier counterparts in urban areas, rural and suburban mail carriers, 70 per cent of whom are women, earn 20 per cent less for doing the same work.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives March 8
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
This study, co-published by CCPA and Oxfam Canada, looks at how women in Canada and around the world are affected by rising inequality, including the burden of unpaid work and more.
Council of Canadians March 4
The Council of Canadians Vancouver-Burnaby, Surrey-White Rock-Langley and Delta-Richmond chapters took part in a rally outside the first ministers summit on climate change yesterday.
Canadian Labour Congress March 4
The Canadian Labour Congress is proposing a plan that will help Canada reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by one third by creating over one million sustainable climate jobs.