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fair voting next, that will leave only Canada and the United States as the only Anglo-American democracies using the outdated, status-quo voting system.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.
Canadian Health Coalition August 9
The federal government has set up an Advisory Council to look at putting in place a pharmacare plan for Canada. Please submit your comments by September.
United Food and Commercial Workers August 9
On behalf of all UFCW Canada members and their Locals Unions, we congratulate our sisters and brothers in Missouri for having the foresight and courage to fight back and to stop this assault.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers July 27
A postal worker from Winnipeg asked the Prime Minister about bullying at Canada Post during a town hall meeting. After the town hall, CUPW was inundated with complaints of bullying.
National Union of Public and General Employees July 27
National Union of Public and General Employees
Simply put, privatizing Lifeflight and fire suppression will reduce the quality and speed of lifesaving emergency services to rural and northern Manitoba.
Public Service Alliance of Canada July 26
Most people would quit their job if their employer stopped paying them properly, but federal public service workers keep showing up to work day after day. Canadians need to know about this commitment.
Ontario Health Coalition July 26
Ontario Health Coalition
Former B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell, just appointed to lead the fiscal inquiry in Ontario, is perhaps the biggest enemy of public health care in Canada. Health care advocates will stand against him
Inter Pares July 25
We would like to introduce you to some amazing members of the Inter Pares community, through the books they have published.
Mining Watch July 20
In a video released by MiningWatch Canada, women living in villages around Barrick Gold’s North Mara mine in Tanzania speak out publicly for the first time about the sexual violence they suffered.
UFCW Local 401 July 20
Workers at the Sofina Foods’ Lilydale poultry processing plant in Calgary recently participated in UFCW Local 401’s “Strengthening Connections” contest.
United Food and Commercial Workers July 20
Doug Ford ignored the rights of striking CUPE Local 3903 members by declaring them back-to-work. UFCW, CUPE, the Canadian Federation of Students, and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association came out
Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association July 19
The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) expresses great disappointment with the government’s decision to revert to the outdated Health and Physical Education curriculum.
Harrowsmith July 18
Perth, Ontario, attracts eco-conscious homeowners with PerthWorks, a sustainable urbanism pilot project. The catch? The houses are built in collaboration with Algonquin college students.
The Toronto and York Region Labour Council July 12
The Toronto and York Region Labour Council
The four year plan of action for the labour movement in greater Toronto including reaching out, communicating, building coalitions, defending workers rights, overcoming divisions and electoral reform
Socialist Worker July 12
Kevin Taghabon interviewed Sandy Hudson, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto, who addressed the rally at the steps of the Ontario legislature to stand for the fight for $15 and to protect workers
Canadian Union of Public Employees July 12
Ontario’s hospitals’ hallway medicine and bed crisis will deepen under Premier Doug Ford’s public service cuts and promised tax cuts, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) warned.
United Steelworkers July 12
The campaign estimates that almost 150,000 workers in Canada are employed as domestic workers. Support women workers, migrant workers and join the Quebec Steelworkers solidarity campaign.
Unifor July 12
Striking health care workers at the Port Arthur Health Care Centre in Thunder Bay, Ontario drew support from members of Unifor, other unions, the community and municipal and provincial politician.
Unifor July 6
Unifor welcomes the federal government's pledge to offer up to $2 billion to aid Canada’s steel and aluminum workers and companies in response to US tariffs and the imposition of retaliatory tariffs.
Hospital Employees' Union July 6
The Hospital Employees' Union (HEU) is calling on B.C.’s Minister of Health and the Fraser Health Authority to stop the mass staff layoffs at two long-term care homes in Coquitlam.
Canadians for Tax Fairness July 6
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Canadians for Tax Fairness's submission to the federal government presents this and other evidence that Canada should not be engaging in a race to the bottom on corporate taxes.
Upstream July 6
For the better health of all of us, how do we get from colonialism to reconciliation, and what will that future look like? Jared Knoll interviews indigenous homelessness scholar Jesse Thistle.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario June 29
From special education supports to guidance and specialist teachers and school fundraising, the latest People for Education annual report points to growing gaps in public elementary education.
Public Service Alliance of Canada June 29
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is urging the federal government not to appeal the recent Quebec Superior Court decision which allows federal agents to bargain for pensions and staffing.
Ontario Health Coalition June 29
Ontario Health Coalition
The Harris government cut $13 billion in its first four years. Doug Ford plans to cut $22 billion over three years. ? These are likely not efficiencies.
National Union of Public and General Employees June 22
National Union of Public and General Employees
NUPGE stands together with the majority of Canadians in resolute opposition to this regressive CPTPP. The multilateral investment agreement is a betrayal of Canadian workers and their families.
Public Service Alliance of Canada June 22
This government must ensure that the Inquiry leads to justice and healing for all affected by this ongoing tragedy,” said Magali Picard, PSAC National Executive Vice-President.