Jobs, Economy and Environment

Budget 2021: Canada’s unions call for strong measures to help pandemic recovery

March 30, 2021

As people in Canada continue to struggle with the impacts of COVID-19, workers and their families need strong measures to help ensure a healthy economic recovery when the pandemic is over. In Budget 2021, the federal government will unveil its roadmap towards economic recovery. The CLC recently presented its recommendations for Budget 2021 in a pre-budget submission to the government.

Among the top priorities for Canada’s unions are:

  • fully containing the public health crisis and implementing national pharmacare;
  • investing in the care economy; and
  • and getting Canadians back to work and fully-employed in safe, decently-paid, productive and sustainable jobs.
  • Gender Equality
  • New cabinet must get to work on building an inclusive and equitable recovery

    October 26, 2021
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  • Better Pay and Benefits
  • As clock ticks down, Canada’s unions demand government chooses help for people

    October 13, 2021
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  • Trade and International Affairs
  • Canada’s unions calling for worker-centred pandemic recovery

    October 6, 2021
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  • Social Justice and Democracy
  • Premiers, PM must listen to Canadians on strengthening health care

    October 5, 2021
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  • Ending Discrimination
  • Canada’s unions call on new federal government to prioritize reconciliation ahead of first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

    September 29, 2021
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  • Gender Equality
  • Status quo parliament must not return to the status quo

    September 21, 2021
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  • Social Justice and Democracy
  • Time for workers and their families to make their voices heard

    September 20, 2021
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