Subscribe to Canadian Labour News
Posted: Sunday, October 1, 2017
The Canadian Labour Congress is congratulating Jagmeet Singh on a decisive win in today’s New Democatic Party leadership vote.“On the first ballot, Jagmeet has won the support of over half of the NDP... Read more
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 in Health and Safety
Canada’s unions say today’s report by the Parliamentary Budget Officer is more evidence... Read more
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
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
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