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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
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
Posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
Canada’s economy is growing and that means this year’s federal budget can invest in ways that will have a positive impact on workers’ day-to-day lives. Here are some of the things we’ll be looking... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
Download the statement The 55 unions represented on the Canadian Council of the Canadian Labour... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Canada needs a universal prescription drug plan that covers all Canadians regardless of their age, income, or where they work or live. This was the message delivered in a news conference on... Read more
Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
To mark Black History Month, Canada’s unions are renewing their call on the federal government to commit to an anti-Black racism strategy.Such a strategy would require the government to commit to... Read more
Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality
It’s with a heavy heart that I think back to the tragic attack on the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec last January 29. I can’t imagine what it must have been like to be in that sacred space and... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Canada’s unions are uniting in protest over today’s announcement that the Canadian government is signing onto a new Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, saying the move directly contradicts the... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
I was deeply disappointed by today’s news that Unifor has decided to disaffiliate from the Canadian Labour Congress.  This evening the CLC held an emergency meeting of our Canadian Council, the CLC’s... Read more

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