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April 8, Day of Pink against homophobia, transphobia, harrassment and bullying

On April 8, 2015 we invite Canadians to wear a pink shirt to send a message that homophobia, transphobia, harassment and bullying are wrong and will not be tolerated. Day of Pink began in 2007, as an initiative started by two students in Nova Scotia. The… Read More

Together, We Have Pride!

Canada’s Pride celebrations showcase the unity and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, trans, queer (LGBTQ) community and its allies. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) stands in solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer workers and … Read More

May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2014

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Ten years ago, on May 17th homosexuality was removed from the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health Organization (WHO). This victory was a historic step towards recogn… Read More

Equal Pay Day

April 16 is Equal Pay Day in Ontario – on this day a woman, on average, has worked enough to earn as much as a man made the previous year. The gender wage gap isn’t just a problem in Ontario – it’s the reality for working women across the country. … Read More

International Day of Pink 2014 - Wear pink on April 9, 2014!

This April 9th, 2014 marks the International Day of Pink, when the labour movement takes action to celebrate diversity and raise awareness to stop homophobic and transphobic bullying and harassment. The Canadian Labour Congress encourages union members to … Read More

International Women’s Day 2014: Inspiring Change

International Women’s Day is an occasion to reflect on the progress we have made toward achieving fairness, equality and justice for women in Canada and across the globe. It is a time to be inspired by the change we have achieved together, and to renew … Read More

Pride, the celebration of LGBTQ lives

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The Canadian Labour Congress supports International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO)

Twenty three years ago on May 17th, the World Health Organization (WHO) made the monumental decision to remove homosexuality from its list of mental disorders and illnesses. For lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and/or queer (LGBTQ) people and their communities… Read More

Today Solidarity is Pink-April 10, 2013

The Day of Pink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia and Transphobia in schools and communities.  By wearing pink today, we express our solidarity with victims of bullying and show that we will not tolerate bullying in our … Read More