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May 2016

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
Statistics Canada job numbers released today show that job creation isn’t keeping up with labour... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
The CLC is deeply concerned and saddened by the wildfires affecting Fort McMurray, Alberta, and surrounding areas. More than 80,000 people have already been evacuated from over a dozen communities in... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
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).“By adopting the... Read more
Posted: Monday, May 2, 2016
May 2-6 is the Canadian Mental Health Association’s 65th annual Mental Health Week. It is a chance to #GETLOUD by speaking out and... Read more

April 2016

Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
On Thursday, April 28th, the flag on Parliament Hill will fly at half-mast and people across the country will light candles, don ribbons and remember colleagues, friends and family who have been... Read more
Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 in Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
Saturday, April 23, 2016 marks 60 years since the creation of the Canadian Labour Congress in 1956.Workers had been organizing for better working conditions through unions for decades, but the time... Read more
Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
In February 2016 a Canadian trade union delegation visited Bangladesh. The delegation included representatives from the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE),... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
OTTAWA – Canadian unions are renewing their call for a comprehensive ban on asbestos, announcing today they will highlight the... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
On April 21, the Canadian Labour Congress will host a news conference to talk about why this year’s National Day of Mourning on April 28 will focus on asbestos.What: News conferenceWhen: 10:30 a.m.,... Read more
The world’s climate is changing, but something else is changing too: the will to act on this crisis has never been stronger.This year, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is marking Earth Day (April... Read more