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April 2017

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017
Unions and families of workers killed on the job are asking the federal government to do more to enforce laws holding employers criminally accountable for workplace death and injury. The call will be... Read more
Canada’s unions applauded today’s announcement that the federal government will reverse its position by fully supporting the listing chrysotile asbestos among hazardous substances regulated under the... Read more
Earth Day is an international call to action to protect the environment. With 2017 being celebrated as the150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, it is an opportunity to ask ourselves: What can... Read more

March 2017

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017 in Jobs and the Economy, Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
Compared to the significant announcements made in the 2016 budget and fall economic statement, Wednesday’s federal budget is much more modest, lacking the same ambition to address the pressing... Read more
Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017 in Jobs and the Economy, Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
Compared to the significant announcements made in the 2016 budget and fall economic statement, Wednesday’s federal budget is much more modest, lacking the same ambition to address the pressing... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
The Canadian Labour Congress says today’s federal budget takes positive steps on a few key issues for working Canadians and their communities.“We are pleased to see today’s budget invest in several... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in Around the World, Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, unions are on Parliament Hill with a unique experience that will let Members of Parliament and their staff see through... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
After the Trudeau government introduced its first budget last year, Canada’s unions were optimistic, but knew that much more would be needed to really build a fairer and more prosperous Canada.... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Women
On International Women’s Day, Canada’s unions are asking our government to act on their stated feminist principles.“Since the last election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly stated his... Read more

February 2017

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers
Every year on February 14, marches are held across Canada to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. The first happened in... Read more

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