National Union of Public and General Employees January 15
National Union of Public and General Employees
A recent paper by academics at the University of Ottawa, suggests that the number of work-related deaths in Canada may be more than 10 times higher than the official figures.
Socialist Worker January 15
The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) alongside Sistering Shelter hosted a vigil in the Bloorcourt neighbourhood for Crystal Papineau, the latest victim of Toronto’s shelter and housing crisis.
United Steelworkers January 15
With no sign of U.S. steel tariffs ending anytime soon, the federal government must continue safeguard measures on several categories of foreign steel imports, which surged throughout much of 2018.
Canadians for Tax Fairness January 11
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, got the media and internet buzzing recently when she said that the U.S. should introduce a tax rate of 70% on incomes of over $10 million to help fund a Green New Deal.
Canadian Health Coalition January 11
The Canadian Health Coalition is thrilled to be celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2019! They are inviting young, budding filmmakers to mark this important milestone with them.
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association January 9
The Association has serious concerns about the GSI report, as well as the consequences were the Ontario College of Teachers to adopt its recommendations.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario January 9
ETFO is set to make its case in court today that the government's mishandling of the Health and Physical Education Curriculum has had a chilling effect on teachers' abilities to teach the curriculum.
Unifor January 9
A new independent study verifies a closure of the General Motors (GM) Oshawa Assembly Plant would create an economic shock, resulting in 24,000 lost jobs and more!
United Food and Commercial Workers January 4
UFCW Canada activists recently traveled to the Waterhen Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan to bring a workshop on labour rights to Indigenous youth.
Mining Watch January 4
Accountability group seeks report on consultation with Guatemala’s Xinka Indigenous people
Inter Pares January 2
Mariam Sow is the Director of ENDA Pronat, a Senegalese NGO dedicated to supporting ecological agriculture, family farms, and women’s rights.
Upstream January 2
Oshawa is reeling from GM’s decision to stop auto production there. How does a community bounce back from such a jolt?
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada January 2
This resource is designed to help you figure out whether a pregnancy centre is actually anti-choice – i.e, a “fake clinic”.
Hospital Employees' Union December 21
HEU member Steve Andrews is on a mission to stop bullying among children and youth. His interest in ways to address bullying was sparked while counselling a group of youth in East Vancouver.
United Food and Commercial Workers December 20
Canada’s food workers’ union, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), is calling on the federal government to stand up for the rights of migrant and temporary foreign workers.
Socialist Worker December 20
TransCanada has filed an injunction for the forceful removal of the Indigenous re-occupation of Unist’ot’en territory, and there have been many actions in response
Harrowsmith December 18
In Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things, the producers go on the road, speaking to people about their way of life and showcasing a more stripped-down, less-consumerist lifestyle.
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association December 18
OECTA is alarmed that the government is cutting millions of dollars in education funding, mostly from programs meant to serve vulnerable students.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario December 18
Elementary educators have provided key recommendations to the provincial government to enhance Ontario’s internationally regarded public education system.
Food Secure Canada December 14
Momentum is building for the Canadian government to strengthen the health of all Canadian children and youth by investing in school food programs.
Canadians for Tax Fairness December 14
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The Senate of Canada unanimously approved a bill that will require the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to annually publish a list of those convicted of tax evasion.
Inter Pares December 14
Omar Fernández believes in the power of people. A highly respected human rights activist and leader, Omar has dedicated his life to strengthening social movements in Colombia.
Canadian Union of Public Employees December 11
CUPE's K-12 members will be featured on movie theatre screens throughout B.C. during this year’s winter break.
United Steelworkers December 11
The United Steelworkers (USW) Taxi Council is deeply disappointed in the decisions made by the government, SGI, and municipalities to attack the current livelihood of taxi workers.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers December 11
CUPW will file a constitutional challenge today with the Ontario Superior Court after being legislated back to work by the Liberal government two weeks ago.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation December 7
We honour the lives of the Montreal Massacre victims, and we remember all the women whose lives have been lost or impacted because of gender-based violence.
National Union of Public and General Employees December 7
National Union of Public and General Employees
The final text weakens and nullifies protections against work discrimination.
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions December 3
Decades of rigorous evidence shows that nurse practitioners improve access to personalized, cost-effective, high-quality health care that reduces wait-times and costs throughout the health system.
Unifor December 3
Private and public sector workers, represented by Unifor and the Ontario Public Sector Employees Union (OPSEU) form an alliance in response to attacks from Ford.
Toronto & York Region Labour Council November 29
Toronto &  York Region Labour Council
The Toronto & York Region Labour Council is devastated to hear the General Motors announcement to close the Oshawa assembly plant.