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Posted: Monday, May 16, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ
May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), one of the largest global LGBTQ solidarity actions. This day marks the anniversary of the World Health... Read more
Posted: Monday, May 16, 2016 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
Before it was signed in 2008, unions in both countries raised serious concerns about the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCOFTA). At the time, the Canadian government argued the agreement would... Read more
Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
Statistics Canada job numbers released today show that job creation isn’t keeping up with labour... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
The CLC is deeply concerned and saddened by the wildfires affecting Fort McMurray, Alberta, and surrounding areas. More than 80,000 people have already been evacuated from over a dozen communities in... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
The Canadian Labour Congress and the European Trade Union Confederation are uniting to call for five changes to the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).“By adopting the... Read more
Posted: Monday, May 2, 2016
May 2-6 is the Canadian Mental Health Association’s 65th annual Mental Health Week. It is a chance to #GETLOUD by speaking out and... Read more
Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
On Thursday, April 28th, the flag on Parliament Hill will fly at half-mast and people across the country will light candles, don ribbons and remember colleagues, friends and family who have been... Read more
Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 in Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
Saturday, April 23, 2016 marks 60 years since the creation of the Canadian Labour Congress in 1956.Workers had been organizing for better working conditions through unions for decades, but the time... Read more
Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
In February 2016 a Canadian trade union delegation visited Bangladesh. The delegation included representatives from the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE),... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
OTTAWA – Canadian unions are renewing their call for a comprehensive ban on asbestos, announcing today they will highlight the... Read more

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