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April 2018

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
Canada’s unions are celebrating today’s announcement by the Standing Committee on Health that recommends a single-payer, universal prescription drug plan for Canada. The recommendation came in its... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
Canada’s unions have a long history of celebrating diversity and challenging discrimination, harassment and bullying. On April 11, the International Day of Pink, people are encouraged to wear pink in... Read more

March 2018

Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers, Racialized Workers
On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Canada’s unions are urging the federal government to take comprehensive steps to address race-based discrimination... Read more
Posted: Friday, March 9, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Women
Canada’s unions are celebrating the federal government’s recent announcement that it plans to amend the Canada Labour Code to include five days of paid domestic violence leave for workers in... Read more
Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Jobs and the Economy
Canada’s unions are calling on federal and provincial governments to stand up to U.S. trade aggression and support Canada’s steel and aluminum industries and their workers.U.S. President Trump... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Women
This International Women’s Day, Canada’s unions are launching a campaign with a powerful message for the federal government: women in Canada are #donewaiting... Read more
Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
The 2018 federal budget - released Tuesday - centred around "Equality + Growth" and contained a moderate commitment to both. The budget plan delivers noteworthy progress in several priority areas for... Read more
Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Jobs and the Economy
Canada’s unions are calling on federal and provincial governments to vigorously defend Canada’s steel and aluminum industries and their workers.The call comes after U.S. President Donald Trump... Read more

February 2018

Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
The Canadian Labour Congress, Canadian Doctors for Medicare and the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions are calling on finance minister Bill Morneau to recuse himself from the pharmacare file.In a... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
Canada’s unions say they are pleased to see this year’s federal budget commit to moving forward on universal pharmacare and pay equity.Today’s federal budget commits to setting up an Advisory Council... Read more

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