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September 2017

Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017
Canada’s unions are welcoming the federal government’s plan to close tax loopholes for very high-income earners, saying it’s an important first step toward bringing more fairness to Canada’s tax... Read more

August 2017

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
Canada’s unions are marking this year’s Labour Day with the launch of a campaign calling for universal prescription drug coverage for all Canadians.“Today, 3.5 million Canadians can’t afford to fill... Read more
Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
Just over a week has passed since the world watched with horror and disgust as the reality of fascist terrorism ended the life of civil rights activist Heather Heyer and forever scarred the city of... Read more
Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) condemns the recent violence in Charlottesville, the result of provocative demonstrations driven by racism, hate and exclusion. White supremacists, including the... Read more

June 2017

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers
On National Aboriginal Day, and as we prepare for the upcoming 150th anniversary of Confederation, Canada’s unions are recognizing the history of Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit people that... Read more
Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017
On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress, I extend my deepest condolences to those who were targeted in yesterday’s terrifying attack on a London Mosque.There is no... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Canada’s unions are celebrating the adoption of Bill C-4, legislation that repeals the former Conservative government’s controversial anti-union Bills C-377 and C-525.“Our affiliates and labour... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Canada’s unions are celebrating today’s ratification of the International Labour Organization’s Convention 98, The Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949.The Convention... Read more
Posted: Monday, June 12, 2017 in Social and Economic Policy, Childcare
Canada’s unions are welcoming today’s signing of a multilateral Early Learning and Child Care Framework by Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and his provincial... Read more
Posted: Monday, June 12, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
Canada’s unions say governments at all levels have work to do to end child labour and keep young workers safe.June 12th marks the World Day Against Child Labour and one year since the Canadian... Read more

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