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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.

Miners Memorial Weekend

Miners Memorial Weekend is a celecbration of workers and their families and a call for a renewed commitment for sage and healthy workplaces, justice and equity, and bread and roses for all.  It has become a much-anticipated gathering for those passionate… Read More

BCGEU 49th Triennial Constitutional Convention

The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union will be holding it's 49th triennial contitutional convention commencing Wednesday, May 28th, at 7:00 p.m and adjourn late Saturday afternoon at the Westin Bayshore Resort, Vancouver. For more information contact: … Read More

Sydney Day of Mourning Event

Ceremony with bouquet laying at Whitney Pier Legion (Branch125), 850 Victoria Road. Refreshments to follow. For more information, contact: Suzanne MacNeil at 902-317-1015 or … Read More

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Canada Pension Plan Expansion News Conference

Check Against Delivery Thank you for joining us today. We’re here today because now is the time to expand the Canada Pension Plan. The time for talk has passed and the time for action has arrived.… Read More

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Underemployment is Canada's Real Labour Market Challenge

A Profile of Canada's Labour Market Introduction Each month, Statistics Canada releases its unemployment rate, and many use it to talk about job creation in Canada. Monthly unemployment rates move up and down, making headlines but r… Read More

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Earth Day 2014

We face a global challenge. Climate change impacts are already widespread and consequential. The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, prepared by scientists from 100 countries and signed off by 195 countries, noted tha… Read More

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Opinion Editorials

Yes, Mr. Hudak, unions do benefit Ontario

As published in the Toronto Star insert on labour unions, March 20, 2014 Ontario Conservative leader Tim Hudak harasses the men and women who belong to unions at every opportunity. He promised that, if elected, he would bring in … Read More

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