Publication Archive

CLC Analysis of the 2012 Federal Budget

Introduction Budgets are all about choices. With unemployment and underemployment still at very high levels and a shrinking middle-class, the federal government could and should have laid the basis for a sustained and broadly shared economic recovery… Read More

Budget Watch 2013 Quiz

The 2012 federal budget is the first budget delivered by the Conservative government since the May 2011 federal election where they received a majority of seats. Test your recollection of their campaign promises before the election against what they deliver… Read More

CLC voices its opposition to Bill C-31: the government's attack on refugees.

March 27, 2012 The Honourable Jason Kenney, P.C., M.P. Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0A6 Dear Minister Kenney, The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is gravely concerned wi… Read More

CLC President Ken Georgetti writes to Minister of Labour Lisa Raitt in protest of the government's ongoing interference in the collective bargaining process at Air Canada

The Honourable Lisa Raitt Minister of Labour Dear Minister: I am writing, yet again, to protest the government's ongoing interference in free collective bargaining at Air Canada, coincidentally on the heels of the company's announcement yesterday to lock… Read More

African & Canadian Unions’ Canadian Embassy Campaign: G8: HIV & AIDS

From March through May 2012, trade union organizations throughout Africa will target Canadian Embassies in their countries to gain Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s support at the G8 Summit May 19 - 24, 2012, in Chicago, U.S.A. to: Implement… Read More