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B.C. Federation of Labour - 56th Convention

The Fifty-Sixth Convention will be called into session at 11:00 am, Monday, November 24, 2014, in the East Wing of the Vancouver Convention Centre located at 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC. Download the Convention Call. Download the Registration Form. Download… Read More

2014 Labour Day BBQ - Miramichi and District Labour Council

Location: Queen Elizabeth Park, Miramichi, NB Details: Walk a mile in her shoes march will end at park with the MDLC hosting a free picnic and concert with ECMA nominee Irish Mayhem starting at 12:00pm. Contact: Patrick Colford, (506) 624-7697 … Read More

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


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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