Posted: Monday, 8 April 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
Posted: Wednesday, 6 March 2013
Chief Luther Standing Bear once taught his Lakota community “It is the mothers, not the warriors, who create a people and guide their destiny”.
On March 8 and throughout the month of March, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and its affiliates, federat… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 14 February 2013
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) have been following negotiations between the EU and Canada on a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) as closely as possible – given the scarcity of publicly … Read More
Posted: Friday, 25 January 2013
January 28, 2013 marks the 25th Anniversary of Canada's Supreme Court decision to overturn Canada’s abortion law – a decision that allowed women the freedom to choose this procedure legally and safely. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) sees this day as… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 20 December 2012
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
Posted: Monday, 3 December 2012
On December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) calls on Canada’s federal government to commit to ending violence against women by taking action in three concrete ways.
The CLC echoe… Read More
Posted: Saturday, 1 December 2012
OTTAWA – On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2012, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), which represents 3.3 million Canadian workers, calls on governments across the globe to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets and achieve an AIDS‑free gen… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 29 November 2012
December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day when we celebrate the contributions of persons with disabilities in our communities, and commit to removing barriers and creating an inclusive and accessible society for all.
More than… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 27 November 2012
A catastrophic factory fire at the Tazreen Fashion garment factory in Dhaka took the lives of over 112 workers on Saturday, November 24. The Canadian Labour Congress, which represents 3.3 million Canadian workers, extends its sincere condolences on this som… Read More
Posted: Wednesday, 21 November 2012
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