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Over 50 organizations call on Canadian government to support survivors of Rana Plaza tragedy

OTTAWA ― Over fifty human rights, religious, international development, trade union, women’s, teacher, student, community and investor organizations have released an Open Letter calling on the Canadian government to publicly urge Canadian companies whose… Read More

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People's Climate March in New York

Donald Lafleur, Executive Vice-President will participate in the People's Climate March on Saturday, September 21st, in New York City. Contact: … Read More

2014 CLC/MFL Manitoba Fall Educational

Location: Lakeview Resort - Gimli, MB Details: To view the course brochure for more information and course offerings, please click here … Read More


Ken Georgetti speech to Convention 2014, Montreal

Welcome delegates to Montreal, especially new delegates! This Canadian Labour Congress Convention is at the heart of our democratic union movement, with 3.3 million members from coast to coast to coast! For 57 years, the Congress has br… Read More

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CLC President renews call for public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian … Read More

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Exile is not a Canadian value

The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says it's time for the Minister of Immigration to intervene in the plight of a Canadian-born man facing life as a stateless person. Born to Indian diplomats in 1989, Deepan Budlakoti has lived his e… Read More

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Opinion Editorials

Yes, Minister, it's time to put Canadians first

This week, Employment Minister Jason Kenney is coming to Toronto to host what's being billed as a “skills summit”― a grand meeting of some of the country's better minds to talk about fixing the disconnect between employers who can't find the sk… Read More

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