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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.

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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CLC criticizes layoffs at the CBC: Questions government commitment to public broadcasting

OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress has criticized the staffing cuts announced at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. “This is just the latest round of job cuts at our national broadcaster and once again the CBC is being asked to… Read More

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Nanaim Duncan & District Labour Council - Day of Mourning

Speeches will begin at 1:00 pm. Location:  Pioneer Waterfron Plaza, Nanaimo, BC For more information email: … Read More


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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CLC wants full review of TFWP: Georgetti comments on hiring practices at McDonald’s franchises

OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress has called for a “full, open and transparent review” of the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP) in the wake of media stories describing hiring and staffing practices at a number of McD… 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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