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.
Ontario Health Coalition July 9
Ontario Health Coalition
The Ontario Health Coalition is keeping a running account of all the cuts to health care by the Ford government. They also explain the impact of the initiatives which are not easy to quantify.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario July 6
A toolkit to create pressure against Doug Ford’s education cuts.
Canadian Union of Public Employees July 6
Saskatchewan University administration tried to have all workers declared essential under the new essential services legislation. It did not work.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada July 6
Every spring and summer anti-choice activists start start brandishing graphic images of fetuses. Here is a guide to help protect our public spaces and to protect choice.
UFCW Local 401 July 1
Public Interest Alberta has launched a public awareness campaign and petition opposing UCP's discriminatory minimum wage legislation. Sign the petition.
Mining Watch July 1
On Monday June 17th, Global Affairs Canada will release its updated “Voices at Risk Guidelines on Supporting Human Rights Defenders”. MiningWatch Canada has been working on this issue.
Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation June 27
With the theme of “Meeting Worker Co-op Challenges of 2019”, over 50 co-operators gathered for the Worker Co-op Summit in Quebec City on June 17.
United Steelworkers June 27
Workers at the Caressant Care Nursing and Retirement Homes in Ontario, settled two collective agreements for USW Local 6936 that recognize the growing issues of staffing and increased levels of care.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers June 27
While summer has been late to arrive in many regions, some have already experienced heat waves, and it is very likely that more will occur again this year. Learn about the dangers posed by heatwaves.
Ontario Health Coalition June 25
Ontario Health Coalition
There are deep concerns about the ideological positions of the new Minister of Long-Term Care and Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions.
Harrowsmith June 25
Learn more about a fabulous organic garden in Dundas, Ontario started by Joanna Chapman who owned a local bookstore.
National Union of Public and General Employees June 25
National Union of Public and General Employees
Premier Kenney's actions on lab services has clearly shown that he is willing to choose maintaining profits in health care over improving patient care.
Canadians for Tax Fairness June 21
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Two separate reports this week confirm tax dodging is costing the federal government billions in lost revenue.