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Canada’s unions welcome the federal government’s new advisory table giving a much-needed voice to workers

December 5, 2023
President Bea Bruske: It is crucial that governments listen to workers—they are the engine of our economy OTTAWA—Canada’s unions are pleased to see the federal government launch a Union-Led Advisory Table to help workers succeed in Canada’s economic future, announced today.  The Advisory Table will be chaired by Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, and will include 15…
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Workers with disabilities must be included in Canada’s sustainable jobs plan

December 3, 2023
As the global community marks International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Canada’s unions call on the federal government to ensure workers with disabilities are included in the country’s climate plans. Originally created by the UN, this year’s International Day for Persons with Disabilities urges unity in action to rescue and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals for, with, and by persons…
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Canada’s Unions at COP28: Shaping a Sustainable Future for Workers

December 1, 2023
Bruske: Canadian and global leaders must ensure workers are supported in shift to a net-zero economy. OTTAWA––Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), released the following statement: “The CLC is proud to join a delegation of labour representatives from across Canada at the United Nations’ global climate summit, COP28. At this critical juncture, Canada’s unions are advocating for…
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Canada’s Unions Launch “A Future That Works” Campaign: Good Jobs for a Sustainable Tomorrow

October 10, 2023
Bruske: Workers have the solutions to create good jobs and tackle climate change. OTTAWA—Canada’s unions are joining forces to launch “A Future That Works,” a worker powered‑ plan to secure the jobs we need to tackle climate change head on and lead the way to a sustainable tomorrow. “Workers have the solutions and new ideas to tackle climate change. They…
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As Parliament returns, people feel the pain from high prices, a slowing economy

September 14, 2023
CLC President Bruske: MPs must get to work to help families and prepare our economy for the future
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