Harrowsmith September 21
The economic impact for growers and wine importers is still in chalk, and the weather watch doesn’t end with a fall harvest.
Canadian Health Coalition September 21
Please do your part in advocating for a National Public Drug Plan. The government is inviting everyone to fill in a 10-minute questionnaire and share their personal experience.
Fair Vote Canada September 18
Fair Vote Canada
Fair Vote Canada reports on Doug Ford overruling the charter and how it can be seen as a consequence of the the First-past-the-post system.
Food Secure Canada September 18
Food Secure Canada reports back on the government of Canada's new What We Heard report from its 2017 consultations.
Ontario Health Coalition September 13
Ontario Health Coalition
The Ontario Health Coalition reminds us to be fully aware of what is happening behind the scenes, but to never drop the call for what we really need
Mining Watch September 13
The Chief of Alderville First Nation and over 250 people gathered at a community information meeting to oppose the McBride mining project.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario September 11
ETFO announces nnounced legal action against the Ontario government regarding its repeal of the 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum and the anonymous parent ‘snitch line’.
The Toronto and York Region Labour Council - don't use September 11
In the next four years, we must find the courage to spe ak out and mobilize against all injustice. Not just what affects us directly, but to always uphold our common humanity.
UFCW Local 401 September 6
The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 401, celebrates and congratulates the Alberta LGBTQ2+ community on a successful and spirited Pride Season.
Canadian Union of Public Employees September 6
The Ford Government has announced that Ontario colleges and universities must comply with new, arbitrary free speech rules or face funding cuts.
Unifor September 4
The federal government’s plans to modernize labour standards in the federal jurisdiction can’t happen fast enough.
United Steelworkers September 4
Joint statement from Ken Neumann, United Steelworkers National Director for Canada and Leo W. Gerard, USW International President, on the status of North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation.
Socialist Worker August 31
A group of activists are running on a platform of ambitious reforms that would make life more affordable for working people.
United Food and Commercial Workers August 29
UFCW Canada activists join generations of working families across the country in celebrating the life of Bromley Armstrong.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees August 29
The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is troubled to hear of the impending closure of the Andrew Seniors Lodge (ASL), a 24-bed assisted living facility with four independent living units.
Unifor August 24
A pilot program launched in 2004 targeting specific seasonal workers in Eastern Canada and Quebec expired in 2017. Thanks to pressure from unions and allies, some funding has been reinstated.
Upstream August 24
The Basic Income Pilot cancellation is not just a social assistance issue, it is a health issue, and the health equity gap in Ontario will likely continue to grow.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers August 24
Canada Post has agreed to honour the arbitrator’s decision in its entirety. The parties have therefore agreed to end this legal saga that has been going on for far too long.
Public Service Alliance of Canada August 24
One year ago, Justin Trudeau met with PSAC promised to fix the rail line to Churchill, Manitoba and invest in the port. Winter is coming, people are leaving, but no investment has been made.
Inter Pares August 22
Canadian organizations have signed on supporting rights of women’s rights activists Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sada, and commend Minister Freeland for her uncompromising stand for human rights.
Mining Watch August 22
They call for an end to the environmental harms, community division, militarization and repression that the project has brought into their lives, and that Tahoe Resources permanently close the mine.
Harrowsmith August 17
Award-winning Canadian food blogger, filmmaker, and gardener, Aube Giroux, digs up the facts about GMOs.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada August 17
The anti-choice group "We Need a Law" has contracted with Pattison Outdoor Advertising to display these billboards in numerous cities/locations across Canada. Here is how to remove them.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation August 17
The premise for this backward step is false from the outset. This is not about consultation. It is a political pay-off that jeopardizes students’ health and well-being.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario August 17
The government’s decision to revert to the 1998 Health and Physical Education Curriculum while initiating further consultation is irresponsible, discriminatory and jeopardizes the safety of students.
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association August 17
Direction provided to all OECTA members, to help carry out professional responsibilities while protecting them from police, Children’s Aid Society (CAS), and/or Ontario College of Teachers charges.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees August 17
The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) and the Government of Alberta signed a tentative agreement on a new contract for approximately 23,000 front-line government services employees.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario August 10
There is currently a $16 billion backlog in school repairs. Doug Ford has cancelled two sources of revenue for school repairs, favouring big business over our kids and our crumbling schools.
National Union of Public and General Employees August 10
National Union of Public and General Employees
In an open letter to Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, and Rod Phillips, the Minister of Environment, coalition members are demanding the government replace the ex-government's climate change program
Hospital Employees' Union August 10
If England embraces fair voting next, that will leave only Canada and the United States as the only Anglo-American democracies using the outdated, status-quo voting system. BC must lead the way.