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Posted: Monday, September 24, 2018
A diverse coalition representing health care providers, non-profit organizations, workers, seniors, patients and academics has come together to issue a statement of consensus principles for the... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
Trade unions in the EU and Canada are united in our call for progressive trade deals that promote decent jobs, protect and enhance labour rights, protect public services and lead to fair distribution... Read more
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
This Labour Day, Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to get it right on pharmacare by creating a single-payer, universal prescription drug program for Canada.
Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018 in Jobs and the Economy
Canada’s unions are pleased with strong counter-measures announced today by the federal government in support of workers in the steel and aluminum sectors. The counter-measures come in direct... Read more
Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers, Women
This National Indigenous Peoples Day, Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to grant the two-year extension to the mandate of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff reacted with optimism and anticipation to today’s announcement of the appointees to Canada’s Advisory Council on the Implementation of National... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality
This year, international recognition of the United Nations’ World Refugee Day is set against the backdrop of harsh new policies being imposed on migrants by the U.S. government. Canada’s unions are... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
CLC President Hassan Yussuff received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (honoris causa) from Brock University on Tuesday in St. Catharines. “It’s an honour to be here, and I am humbled to stand on this... Read more
Canada’s unions are kicking off Pride season by renewing the call for universal pharmacare. Too many LGBTQ2SI people are among the more than 3.5 million people living in Canada who can't afford to... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018
Canada’s unions today applauded the Canadian Government’s retaliation against the unjustified and unwarranted American tariffs on steel and aluminum.“I am pleased to see Canada respond so quickly and... Read more