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2014 Labour Day BBQ - Dauphin & District Labour Committee

Location: MGEU office - 322 Main St. SE, Dauphin, MB Details: Join the community for a Labour Day BBQ in Dauphin! Contact: For more information, contact David Rehaluk at (204)638-4027 or … Read More

Kamloops & District Labour Council - Labour Day Picnic

The Annual KDLC Labour Day Picnic will be at a new venue this year, McDonalad Park located on the NOrth Shore at 501 McDonald Avenue. The picnic will feature KDLC affiliate and local union/organziation displays, fee kids activities, giveways and local musicians. All… Read More

2014 Labour Day Picnic - Fredericton & District Labour Council

Location: Wilmoth Park, Fredericton, NB Details: Games, live music and BBQ Contact: Alex Bailey, (506) 999-7206 … 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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Employment Insurance is failing unemployed workers in Canada

Hassan Yussuff, the President of the Canadian Labour Congress, says that Employment Insurance is failing unemployed workers in Canada, and those that pay into the program don't have enough say about how the money is spent. Yussuff was commentin… 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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