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November 2015

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
The CLC's COP21 statement calls on Canada to commit to ambitious, achievable science-based targets for significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
Transgender Day of Remembrance is held annually to honour people killed in the past year due to anti-trans hatred or prejudice. Each year, the number of trans murders and assaults seems to grow. Just... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
Ten lessons Canada can learn from the U.S. on reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
The CLC wrote to former prime minister Harper in March, 2015 urging commitments that would mean transition to a very low carbon economy within by 2050.Dear Prime Minister:
Posted: Friday, November 13, 2015 in Around the World
Tonight the world is shocked and saddened by the senseless and horrific violence that took place in Paris earlier this evening. My thoughts and deepest condolences go out to everyone in Paris, and... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
(Ottawa) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed a national meeting of labour leaders from across the country in Ottawa on Tuesday morning, signaling the onset of a new era in relations between the... Read more
Posted: Friday, November 6, 2015 in Jobs and the Economy
October’s Labour Force Survey shows that over the past twelve months job growth still isn’t keeping up with labour force growth.This month’s increase is for the most part based on an increase of 32,... Read more
With the recent federal election dominating the airwaves, many Canadians missed hearing about one of the UN’s most important summits of the year. Between September 25 and 27 the... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
The Canadian Labour Congress is congratulating Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his swearing-in and the appointment of his new cabinet, and looks forward to working with the new government to address... Read more