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On Monday, the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (FAAE) tabled the report “A Call to Action: Ending the Use of All Forms of Child Labour in Supply Chains.” This...
Posted: 16 October 2018
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Canada’s unions are welcoming the federal government’s announcement that it will appoint an ombudsperson to ensure Canadian corporations respect their human rights obligations abroad.  The new...
Posted: 17 January 2018
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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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Canadian extractive sector companies account for almost half of the world’s mining and mineral exploration activity.  They have interests in more than 8,000 places in over 100 countries globally...

Posted: 15 July 2015
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Given our shared struggle for human rights and corporate accountability, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) supports the position of the El Salvadoran government in respect to the investor-state...

Posted: 26 June 2015
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International trade unions have welcomed key pledges made by the leaders of major global economies at the...

Posted: 10 June 2015
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OTTAWA ― Over fifty human rights, religious, international development, trade union, women’s, teacher, student, community and investor organizations have released an Open Letter calling on the...
Posted: 16 September 2014
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The Canadian Labour Congress has written a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. The letter urges him to take action on getting...
Posted: 24 April 2014
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OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress deplores the preventable deaths and injuries that have occurred as a result of a tragic factory collapse near Dhaka, Bangladesh, says CLC President Ken...

Posted: 26 April 2013
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