Inter Pares April 9
Their design of choice: a raised fist combined with the message "We won't put up with the oppression of women."
Canadians for Tax Fairness April 9
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Two of the country’s largest provinces recently missed an opportunity to improve social and economic conditions standing in the way of Canada’s recovery.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees April 6
An independent arbitrator has rejected public sector employers’ attempts to roll back wages, awarding workers a one percent increase instead of the two percent rollback the employers were seeking.
Mining Watch April 6
Seven organizations, including MiningWatch Canada, sent a letter to the President & CEO and Director of Goldex Resources about recent claims of illegal mining in southern Guatemala.
Harrowsmith April 1
How to build a simple outdoor evaporating stove
Public Service Alliance of Canada April 1
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has silently decided it will outsource roughly 130 jobs to a third-party contractor to answer general questions about the emergency benefits available to Canadians.
United Steelworkers March 30
The report links Canadian retailers like Joe Fresh, Lululemon, Mark’s and others to specific poverty-wage garment factories in Bangladesh.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers March 30
From the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Asian people have been unfairly vilified and scapegoated as responsible for the virus and its spread both around the world and in our country..
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association March 25
As the province enters the third wave of the pandemic, the Ford government is delivering a budget that fails to even keep education spending in line with the rate of inflation and enrolment growth.
Liisbeth March 25
Eden Hagos started BLACK FOODIE after experiencing racism at a restaurant during her birthday dinner in 2015.
United Food and Commercial Workers March 23
Budtenders at Clarity Cannabis recently ratified their first collective agreement that ushers in major wage and workplace improvements setting historic new standards for the industry.
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions March 23
As a result of governments not heeding the lessons from the 2003 SARS outbreak, Canada’s health care workers contracted COVID-19 at twice the global average during the first wave.
Canadian Union of Public Employees March 19
Ontario is handing over money through electricity subsidies to big business, money that should instead be used to bolster critical public services.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario March 19
Ontario’s publicly funded education system should not be subjected to a poorly timed experiment in large-scale, online assessment, especially during a pandemic.
Inter Pares March 17
A Montreal-based company has recently been hired by General Mya Tun Oo -- a senior member of Burma’s military regime who is on Canada's sanctions list -- to lobby on behalf of the military.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada March 17
Bill 207 is the third time a safe access bill to protect Manitobans’ access to abortion care has been put forth in the province. Similar laws already exist in six provinces.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees March 11
Alberta Health Services is playing favourites, as they overwrite their own rules and let high-paid bosses jump the vaccine queue while kicking low-wage front-line workers out of line.
Canadian Health Coalition March 11
On this solemn day, the Canadian Health Coalition remembers the loved ones who were taken by this cruel disease, and we stand together with their families, their friends, and their colleagues.
Canadians for Tax Fairness March 9
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Last fall, the Liberals promised to identify new ways of taxing inequality -- this budget is their chance to follow through on that commitment
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation March 9
Ontario’s stated goal is to keep schools open to in-person learning. As it considers the order of priority for vaccinations, teachers' unions ask that priority access be given to front-line educators.
Harrowsmith March 5
When you hear the name Cowichan, perhaps you think of the beautiful Cowichan Valley on southern Vancouver Island, or the largest First Nations band in British Columbia.
United Steelworkers March 5
This was a budget focused on pay cuts, especially in the health care and the public sector, threatening the lives and livelihoods of many Albertans.
Public Service Alliance of Canada March 3
The government’s budget must address the inequities exposed and exacerbated by the pandemic. New social services must be provided by public servants, not private contractors.
Mining Watch March 3
The Federal Court heard a case alleging the Canadian government is improperly withholding information about its diplomatic interventions on behalf of Canadian company accused of human rights abuses.
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions February 26
Despite the Liberal Party’s election promise to be guided by their pharmacare council’s recommendations, people in Canada continue to await concrete federal action towards pharmacare.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers February 26
The Gig Workers United campaign launched Thursday with a bold agenda for change. Delivery workers say the status quo is simply unsafe and unliveable for those whose jobs are controlled by apps.
Canadian Union of Public Employees February 24
Pine Lodge Treatment Centre was forced to close after 30 years after a fire last December. Although the facility was able to make plans to relocate, the local Mayor and council have delayed approval.
Liisbeth February 24
A new study shows how feminist business practices can help companies recover from the pandemic -- and thrive in the future.
United Food and Commercial Workers February 18
Given the mutual commitment of both organizations to labour justice, and the many changes in legislation due to COVID-19, UFCW Canada and FoodShare launched the timely, “Know Your Rights" webinar.
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association February 18
The government’s decision to postpone March Break does not take into consideration the mental health and wellbeing of those involved.