Posted: Wednesday, 30 June 2010
Officers of the Canadian Labour Congress played an active role in the Second World Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), which met in Vancouver June 21-25. The ITUC is the world's largest trade union body with a membership of 175 m… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 29 June 2010
Up to 30,000 people took part in a peaceful labour-led rally and march in Toronto on June 26 during the G20 Summit of political leaders. Ken Georgetti, CLC president, told those attending the rally that Canada’s government wants to convince other G20 coun… Read More
Posted: Saturday, 26 June 2010
The Canadian Labour Congress abhors the behaviour of a small group of people who have committed vandalism and destroyed property in activities related to the G20 summit in Toronto.
The CLC, in conjunction with a number of other groups, including the Ontari… Read More
Posted: Friday, 25 June 2010
Says deceased former CLC President was a pioneer
OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress has praised the late Shirley Carr as a pioneer in the labour movement and a fearless campaigner against apartheid in South Africa.
“We are all sa… Read More
Posted: Friday, 25 June 2010
TORONTO - Toronto’s streets will be safer this weekend, as the result of a court ruling earlier today that forced Toronto police to adopt safer operating procedures for their new LRADs (Long Range Acoustic Devices), also known as sonic cannons.
A Toronto… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 24 June 2010
Barbara Byers, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress, has warned the G20 political leaders who will meet in Toronto that they must not attack and erode public services in their countries.
Byers made her comments on June 23 to a Public Se… Read More
Posted: Wednesday, 23 June 2010
Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress, welcomed 1500 delegates to the Second World Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) on Monday, June 21 in Vancouver. Georgetti told delegates that the Congress is occurring at … Read More
Posted: Monday, 21 June 2010
The Canadian Labour Congress will host organization for the Second World Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) meeting in Vancouver June 21-25. The ITUC is the world's largest trade union body with a membership of 175 million worke… Read More
Posted: Wednesday, 16 June 2010
TORONTO – The organizers of the June 26 “People First!” rally say their reason for organizing what's likely to be the biggest public protest during the G20 Summit was to give ordinary working people a chance to speak out in a place that's safe and fre… Read More
Posted: Friday, 11 June 2010
OTTAWA – The campaign waged by the labour movement and citizens’ groups for improvements to the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans is paying off, says Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress.
“We have been telling political leaders repe… Read More