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This is where you can learn more about how the Canadian Labour Congress is making news.  You can find all our news releases and opinion-editorial views, as well as recent speeches by our officers and open letters to government, industry and others on key issues of concern to working people.

North Okanagan Labour Council Labour Day Pinic

North Okanagan Labour Day Picnic Location: Bertram Park (Lakeshore Drive) Monday, September 1, 2014  2:00 to 6:00 pm For more information, please contact the North Okanagan Labour Council at nolc@shaw.ca … Read More

Unifor Young Workers Conference

The first Unifor Young Workers Conference is happening at a time when hundreds of thousands of Canadians are asking if the economy has a place for them. When young workers and students are wondering if they will be stuck in a cycle of low paying, precarious… Read More

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It's (still) time for leadership on jobs: Revised job numbers for July don't change the story

OTTAWA ― While today's revised job numbers from Statistics Canada show fewer jobs were lost than those originally reported, it's the same story as far as the quality of the new jobs available to Canada's 1.35 million unemployed workers. Between June and… Read More

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Speeches

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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Publications

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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Statements

Unions stand up for fairness in Canada

Canada's Labour Day weekend is a public holiday filled with memories of family, friends and community. While work is the last thing most people want to think about before they leave another summer behind, it's actually the reason why we have a long w… 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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