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%.
Council of Canadians April 14
This video shows people exactly what we in Europe have feared about CETA. Our Canadian friends remind us that what they say is true: Canadians and Europeans have similar values.
United Food and Commercial Workers April 14
Walmart workers demanding compensation for unpaid wages recently won a huge legal victory after the United States Supreme Court denied Walmart's appeal of a class action lawsuit.
Mining Watch April 8
If this gigantic open pit mine is approved, it would set a bad precedent not only for Kamloops, but for communities across BC and Canada in terms of health, public safety, and environmental standards.
Unifor April 8
Unifor
Lifeline Syria has learned that the government may be reconsidering its position to resettle Syrian refugees as soon as possible or quietly slowing down this process. Take action now.
Socialist Worker April 8
In the lead-up to the convention, more than a dozen riding associations have sent resolutions to endorse the Leap Manifesto.
Council of Canadians April 7
A new report documents the threat to drinking water in Edmundston, Saint Leonard, Saint Anne de Madawaska, Grand Falls, Cambridge Narrows, Hampton, Fredericton and Saint John by Energy East.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers April 7
Canada needs a postal bank. Thousands of rural towns and villages, and some Indigenous communities, don't have a bank -- but many of them have a post office that could provide financial services.
United Food and Commercial Workers April 7
As the strike by UFCW Canada Local 1288P members at Covered Bridge Potato Chips holds strong, thousands of activists from around the world have added their voices in calling for a fair first contract.
United Steelworkers April 5
The former Conservative government, supported by the Liberals, five years ago promised that ordinary Colombians' lives would vastly improve under free trade. Steelworkers show how wrong they were.
Fair Vote Canada April 5
Fair Vote Canada
The Liberal Party platform stated that they will make every vote count and they will consider proportional representation and ranked ballots. Only proportional systems can make every vote count.

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