Inter Pares August 22
Inter Pares remembers and celebrates the life of long-time activist and public intellectual Desmond Patrick Kerans (Pat), who passed away at the age of 89 on August 13, 2019.
Public Service Alliance of Canada August 20
PSAC members working at Casino Woodbine in Toronto ratified a new collective agreement that includes historic gains for its members and sets a strong precedent for the entire gaming sector.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario August 20
When it comes to Kindergarten through Grade 12 education, 61% of Ontarians believe the Doug Ford Conservative government is on the wrong track.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation August 20
Address by OSSTF/FEESO President Harvey Bischof at Leadership 2019
Mining Watch August 14
Solaris’ copper-molybdenum project is in advanced-exploration phase and its concessions overlap with Indigenous Shuar territory.
Hospital Employees' Union August 14
HEU members who have struggled to secure compensation following a job-related illness or injury are welcoming a long-awaited review of the province’s workers compensation system.
National Union of Public and General Employees August 9
National Union of Public and General Employees
NUPGE is urging all Canadians to write, call, and email federal leaders and ask them to commit both to the debate and including a National Action Plan on violence against women in their platforms.
Harrowsmith August 9
The challenges facing over 120,000 indigenous people who live in remote communities in Canada are vast and complex.
Food Secure Canada August 6
The mission with Eat Think Vote is to bring together community members across Canada to speak with their federal candidates about food insecurity and other food issues that matter to them.
Ontario Health Coalition August 6
Ontario Health Coalition
A full list of the Ford government's health care cuts to date.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers August 6
Foodsters United (CUPW) filed an application for certification of its union to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB).
Unifor August 2
Unifor is outraged that Gateway Casinos has announced layoffs of 65 full-time and 5 part-time Casino Rama workers.
Canadians for Tax Fairness August 2
Canadians for Tax Fairness
What tax fairness measures do you think should be a priority in the upcoming federal election and for the next government?
Canadian Union of Public Employees July 31
BC’s 9-1-1 operators play a critical role in emergency response for communities throughout the province, but they remain invisible to the public.
Socialist Worker July 31
I write this in the aftermath of another European heatwave. Across the continent, weather records tumbled as millions sweated in extreme temperatures.
National Union of Public and General Employees July 26
National Union of Public and General Employees
British Columbia’s NDP government announced a $95,000 grant for the United Way to research the full impact of period poverty on people and families.
Harrowsmith July 26
Michael Ableman’s ambitious urban agriculture project is germinating seeds and hope.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation July 24
Voting Day for the next Federal Election is Monday, October 21. This page will help provide resources about the political parties and their platforms, and to provide information on how to vote.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees July 24
The union representing correctional peace officers in Alberta, welcomed media reports that the justice minister will look into the state of correctional facilities in the province.
United Steelworkers July 19
Ray White, president of Local 1-207 in Alberta, Canada, took his first union course in 1992. He knew right away he wanted to play a role in the fight for workers’ rights.
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association July 19
OECTA is outraged by the news that the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), at any point, held shares in GEO Group, Inc.
Canadian Health Coalition July 19
CHC continues to follow the Charter challenge in BC that is threatening to further open the door to for-profit health care.
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions July 17
A panel of experts on the mounting crisis of violence against health care workers presented to Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers.
Unifor July 17
Unifor members of Local 414 have reached a tentative agreement with Metro grocery stores. The new contract covers approximately 4,000 workers at 27 locations across Ontario.
Inter Pares July 17
This year, Inter Pares is shaking things up with “Artists of Inter Pares”, a celebration of creativity in our community, in the many diverse forms it takes.
Hospital Employees' Union July 11
Share what an improved workers’ compensation system should look like, and make your voice heard. The deadline for all submissions is July 19.
Canadians for Tax Fairness July 11
Canadians for Tax Fairness
This newsletter pulls together highlights of recent progressive tax developments in Canada and around the world
Upstream July 11
Canada has been kicking the tires on a national universal pharmacare plan for a long time. A new report does us a favour by outlining some of the history.
United Food and Commercial Workers July 9
Regardless of how “nice” Scheer's climate change document might look, it is missing any concrete notion of how Canada would reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.
Public Service Alliance of Canada July 9
Although this law does not directly apply to PSAC members who work in federal agencies or departments in Quebec, these workers are likely to be victims of the legislation nonetheless.