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Canadian Labour Congress Mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela

"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its oppos… Read More

CLC supports Chief Theresa Spence and Idle No More campaign

The Canadian Labour Congress supports Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario, who is on a hunger strike in Ottawa. She is determined not to eat until granted an audience with the Prime Minister to discuss conditions on her… Read More

Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas should be lasting

The Canadian Labour Congress, which represents 3.3 million working Canadians, welcomes the news of a ceasefire agreed to between Israel and Gaza after 8 days of violence that claimed 150 lives and injured hundreds more. The CLC supports the call for Hamas a… Read More

After nearly a decade Abousfian Abdelrazik is freed from his prison without walls.

In December 2011, Mr. Abdelrazik finally had his name removed from an infamous terror suspect watch list maintained by the United Nations Security Council. Known as the UN 1267 list, Mr. Abdelrazik was subjected to onerous sanctions that denied him the rig… Read More

World AIDS Day - December 1, 2011: Canadian Labour Congress calls for decisive Canadian government leadership on HIV and AIDS

On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2011, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) calls on Canada to more vigorously pursue initiatives to help the world attain the World AIDS Day theme: “Zero AIDS target” on the pandemic. Today more than ever, the G8 countri… Read More

CLC President Ken Georgetti extends condolences to Norwegian Ambassador to Canada

July 23, 2011 Her Excellency Else Berit Eikeland Royal Norwegian Embassy Dear Ambassador, It is with deep sadness that we learned of the tragic events in Norway that took place yesterday, and the deaths of so many young people in the violent attacks. … Read More

The CLC asks Senators to pass Bill C-393 on generic drugs

On March 9, the House of Commons passed the generic drug Bill C-393 to help developing countries. Now, the Canadian Senate must do the same for it to become the law. The Bill will reform Canada’s Access to Medicines Regime (CAMR) and facilitate the distri… Read More

Statement in Support of the People’s Movements in the Middle East and Africa

The wave of protests spreading throughout the Middle East and Africa is growing by the day, triggering changes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Algeria, and inspiring hope in repressed countries as far away as Burma. The causes of the revolt are the same every… Read More

CLC Celebrates Black History Month 2011

Their faces are all around us. Their talent, skills and experience have made our lives, our work, and our communities better. They are members of the black diaspora. Across the country, unions are made stronger by stewards, occupational health and safety… Read More

Canadian, African unions renew HIV & AIDS advocacy agreement to mark World AIDS Day

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and African regional body of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) will mark the 2010 World AIDS Day by renewing a two-year partnership to promote universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and… Read More