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To mark Human Rights Day, Canada’s unions released a new video to raise awareness of the human rights issues faced by...

Posted: 9 December 2016
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World leaders have unanimously committed to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In order to reach that goal, UNAIDS developed a series of targets...

Posted: 30 November 2016
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The failure of the signature of CETA and the consequent postponement of the EU-Canada Summit show that our concerns were right and are shared by local and national politicians. The deal cannot be...

Posted: 27 October 2016
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The Canadian Labour Congress says that the European Union and Canada failed to reach a deal on CETA because negotiators failed to take the concerns of unions and civil society seriously.

Posted: 21 October 2016
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The TPP threatens tens-of-thousands of Canadian jobs, will lead to higher prescription drug costs, and threatens our health care system. Learn what the TPP will mean for Canada, for your community...

Posted: 18 October 2016
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The TPP threatens tens-of-thousands of Canadian jobs, will lead to higher prescription drug costs, and threatens our health care system. Learn what the TPP will mean for Canada, for your community...

Posted: 18 October 2016
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The TPP threatens tens-of-thousands of Canadian jobs, will lead to higher prescription drug costs, and threatens our health care system. Learn what the TPP will mean for Canada, for your community...

Posted: 18 October 2016
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The TPP threatens tens-of-thousands of Canadian jobs, will lead to higher prescription drug costs, and threatens our health care system. Learn what the TPP will mean for Canada, for your community...

Posted: 18 October 2016
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The TPP threatens tens-of-thousands of Canadian jobs, will lead to higher prescription drug costs, and threatens our health care system. Learn what the TPP will mean for Canada, for your community...

Posted: 18 October 2016
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As this year's Eid celebrations wind to a close, the CLC would like to take a moment to express its solidarity and sympathy to the many across the globe for whom this year's holidays were...

Posted: 8 July 2016
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On Thursday, Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff and Senior Economist Angella MacEwen spoke to the House of Commons Committee on International Trade to outline serious concerns with...

Posted: 15 June 2016
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Before it was signed in 2008, unions in both countries raised serious concerns about the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCOFTA). At the time, the Canadian government argued the agreement...

Posted: 16 May 2016
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The Canadian Labour Congress and the European Trade Union Confederation are uniting to call for five changes to the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

Posted: 4 May 2016
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Once again, the world is reeling with news of senseless violence targeting innocent civilians.

Posted: 28 March 2016
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March 21 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a day to reflect on racism in our communities and redouble our efforts to eliminate all forms of racial...

Posted: 18 March 2016
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This week the federal government plans to sign on to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), after which Canada will be locked into a two-year countdown to ratify the deal, despite the controversy...

Posted: 2 February 2016
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The Canadian Labour Congress will join a delegation of Canadian unions in Bangladesh on February 1st to promote corporate accountability and support ongoing efforts to improve workplace health and...

Posted: 29 January 2016
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