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.
Unifor June 21
The Unifor Social Justice Fund has donated $100,000 to Save the Children Canada to launch the ‘Journey of Hope’ program in Cat Lake First Nation, to provide mental health support to children.
Hospital Employees' Union June 19
June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day – is a time to honour, celebrate and stand in solidarity with Indigenous peoples here and across Canada.
Public Service Alliance of Canada June 19
Wayne Kelley is the Director for LGBTQ2+ members on the PSAC Atlantic Regional Council, where he works tirelessly and proudly to advocate for LGBTQ2+ members’ rights.
United Food and Commercial Workers June 19
The voice of Canada’s food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW), welcomes the announcement of the Food Policy for Canada.
Canadian Health Coalition June 13
CHC is very pleased with the final recommendations of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of Pharmacare.
Canadian Union of Public Employees June 13
The Canadian Union of Public Employees has been certified to represent flight attendants at Swoop, a fully owned subsidiary of WestJet.
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation June 13
The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist, Pedro Antunes, and the President of OSSTF Harvey Bischof, will launch and discuss a new economic report on education.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario June 11
ETFO has given the Ford Conservative government failing grades for education, public services and putting people first during its first year in office.
Upstream June 11
The spectre of climate change-fueled disasters looms large over the coming federal election, yet the health equity promise of a Green New Deal is shining through the storm clouds.
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association June 11
With the introduction of this legislation, the Ford government is once again trampling on public services and Ontarians’ legal rights.
Inter Pares June 7
The women’s movement will continue to organize and shape a revolution that recognizes the autonomy and respects the agency of women.
Food Secure Canada June 7
Food Secure Canada released new research on increasing access to sustainably grown foods.
Socialist Worker June 6
Picket lines went up across cities, towns and worksites in Ontario this week as 12,000 members of the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters walked out on strike.
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions June 6
Canada’s nurses have commissioned a national study that can help governments and major health care organizations find solutions to an anticipated crisis.
United Food and Commercial Workers May 30
UFCW activists from across the country recently gathered in Ottawa from May 28 to 29 to participate in the 2019 UFCW Canada Political Action Conference.
United Steelworkers May 30
USW health care members met to talk about the importance of bargaining and learn how the union approaches negotiating strategies to win the best possible contracts for its members.
Mining Watch May 30
An overview of the media coverage and the environmental emergency registry reveals at least two spills in the past year
Fair Vote Canada May 28
Fair Vote Canada
Fair Vote Canada applauds the commitment of Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott, running as independents, to champion electoral reform in the 2019 federal election.
Unifor May 28
School bus drivers gathered in protest to decry a contract award system that has led to lower vehicle safety standards, ongoing driver shortages and chaos for students, parents and school boards.
Hospital Employees' Union May 28
This month Canadians will be waving rainbow flags from coast-to-coast in a show of solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community. And HEU encourages all members to join in.
Public Service Alliance of Canada May 23
Neville David is a longtime union activist. Born and raised in Sri Lanka, he began his union activism in his country of birth, as a member of the Bank Employees Union.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada May 23
It was uplifting to see so many people banding together to defend the rights of women and transgender people.
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees May 23
A Level 6 wildfire is currently burning through northern Alberta. As a result, 4,000 people, including 750 from the Bushe River Reserve and the entire town of High Level, have been forced to evacuate.