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Canadian Labour Congress calls on government to support cease fire and participate in rebuilding Gaza

The CLC calls on the Canadian government to support talks between Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Hamas beginning in Cairo to find a lasting peace in the region.  There is a window of opportunity for the Prime Minister and the Foreign Affairs Ministe… Read More

Give Peace a Chance: CLC Statement on the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has called on the Israeli government and Hamas in Palestine to join an Egypt-brokered deal for an immediate cease fire over the conflict in the Middle East. The CLC was also critical of Prime Minister Harper for blindly s… Read More

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day

National Aboriginal Day is a time to celebrate the culture and contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada. On this day, the Canadian Labour Congress wishes to express its support and solidarity by demanding that the federal, provincial and territorial go… Read More

Statement regarding today's announcement on the Temporary Foreign Worker program

Today's announcement regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker program is the latest rescue mission for a program that is deeply flawed and needs to be replaced, not saved.   It's time to put the focus on long-term solutions for meeting Canada's skilled l… 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

CLC disappointed in court ruling on security certificates

The CLC is disappointed by a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that says it is constitutional for the government to use security certificates in detaining and trying people in Canada who are not citizens. The court’s judgment relates to the case of Citizensh… Read More

Canadian Labour Congress Condemns Turkey’s Mine Safety Record

With over 280 coal miners dead and up to 150 more still missing and presumed dead in the latest mine disaster in Turkey, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is calling on the Turkish government to end years of inaction on mining health and safety and ratify … 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

Think Workplace Fatalities are a Thing of the Past? Together, we have made progress but we must keep fighting for safer workplaces

Unions are about more than decent jobs for workers. The labour movement also works to make workplaces safe for everyone. Yet, each year thousands of Canadians are killed or injured on the job or die from work-related diseases. In 2012, 979 Canadians died be… Read More

Earth Day 2014

We face a global challenge. Climate change impacts are already widespread and consequential. The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, prepared by scientists from 100 countries and signed off by 195 countries, noted that clima… Read More