aboriginal workers

Aboriginal Workers

The Canadian Labour Congress works hard to promote Aboriginal Rights and to end racism against Aboriginal workers.

We are also working with Aboriginal workers to strengthen their voices and presence in the Canadian labour movement through caucuses, forums, conferences and workshops and developed an Aboriginal Rights Resource Tool Kit.

Issues and Research

This Sunday, February 14, isn’t just Valentine’s Day. For the last 26 years, at marches from coast to coast to coast, it’s been a day to commemorate the lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous...

Posted: 10 February 2016

Today, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released its final report documenting the dark history and legacy of Canada’s residential school system, in which more than 150,000 First...

Posted: 15 December 2015

This Sunday, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) joins thousands of Canadians as we mark October 4 as a day to honour and remember the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. 

Posted: 2 October 2015

On June 21st the Canadian Labour Congress is standing in solidarity with Aboriginal and Indigenous workers and their families by calling on the government to commit now to...

Posted: 19 June 2015

Each year, dozens of Canadian Aboriginal women are murdered or disappear never to be seen again. Some end up in a river that runs through the heart of Winnipeg.

Posted: 4 June 2015

Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Committee has released its report on the residential school system that...

Posted: 2 June 2015