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Choose from ever increasing WHSC Certification training options

July 18, 2024
A Workers Health & Safety Centre PublicationJuly 18, 2024 JHSC Certification Training Options for the…
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Growing violence in schools – disturbing reality, study finds

June 26, 2024
The following is from WHSC: Violence in Ontario’s public schools continues to grow to critical…
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LEGISLATION FOR HEAT LIMITS IN THE WORKPLACE NOW!

June 26, 2024
The following is from the OFL: The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) has launched a…
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City of London Budget Proposal: Attention All Members of the Community!

June 25, 2024
The following is from Pastor Thomas, CEO of the W.E.A.N. Community Centre: This Wednesday will…
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Protecting Canada’s EV Opportunities 

June 24, 2024
Ottawa, ON – Leveraging the power of Canada’s skilled workforce with the right decisions, we…
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Labour celebrating historic wins – but the fight is not over

June 21, 2024
Bruske: This parliamentary session was a historic triumph for the labour movement – but we…
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Canada’s unions: workers have waited long enough to pass Bill C-64, An Act Respecting Pharmacare

June 18, 2024
Bruske: The Senate must pass the bill without amendments or further delays. OTTAWA- Pharmacare is…
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CUPW: Canada Post Speaking Out of Both Sides of Its Mouth

June 12, 2024
The following was provided by CUPW during Reports of Unions at our June 12, 2024…
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Global union leaders affirm support for Palestinian trade unions and the Palestinian people

June 11, 2024
This week the leaders of seven Global Union Federations (GUFs) and the International Trade Union…
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OHC: Update on Hearings and Send Your Written Input to Save and Restore Local Hospitals

June 11, 2024
The following is from the Ontario Health Coalition: Please send your written input by June…
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WHSC: Prioritize working at heights training for safety & compliance

June 11, 2024
Falls from heights is a leading cause of serious injury and traumatic death on construction…
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Heat stress toolkit, WHSC training help combat growing hazard

June 7, 2024
As global temperatures rise, heat stress has become a greater threat to workers’ health and…
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More than 10,000 at huge protests form widespread, visible opposition against Ford’s privatization of our public health care

June 6, 2024
The following is from the Ontario Health Coalition: Thousands of people made a stand at…
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One step closer to universal pharmacare for Canadians

June 4, 2024
Ottawa, ON – Canada is closer than ever to achieving a universal public drug plan.…
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CBC: Grassy Narrows First Nation files lawsuit against Ontario, federal governments over mercury contamination

June 4, 2024
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Photos from Injured Workers Day 2024

June 3, 2024
Photos from the rally at Victoria Park in London, Ontario on Injured Workers’ Day, June…
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Pride 2024: No one left behind: Equality, freedom, and justice for all

June 1, 2024
For Pride 2024, Canada’s unions stand firm under the banner of “No One Left Behind:…
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On Injured Workers Day, Canada’s unions say: safe work now!

May 31, 2024
June 1st is Injured Workers Day. Far too many workers continue to be injured on…
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Labour Appreciation Awards May 28, 2024

May 30, 2024
Photos from the United Way Labour Appreciation Awards at the Elgin County Railway Museum:
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National AccessAbility Week: Income Security Critical to Accessibility

May 29, 2024
Canada’s unions mark National AccessAbility Week by calling on the federal government to support people…
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Unanimous support from MPs for anti-scab legislation – now over to senators

May 28, 2024
Bruske: My message to the Senators is clear: Pass Bill C-58 without further delays. The…
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Summer Safety Training Programs – Start at WHSC!

May 24, 2024
Amidst the fast pace of contemporary workplaces, ensuring the safety and well-being of all workplace…
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Have you been charged illegally for an insured health service?

May 23, 2024
The following message is from the London Health Coalition: Any Ontarian who believes they have…
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CoC: Don’t let Big Pharma derail the Pharmacare Act!

May 23, 2024
The following is from the Council of Canadians: We have a critical moment before us.…
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Reduce interest rates and offer relief to Canadian families – ball is in your court, Governor Macklem

May 21, 2024
OTTAWA – Despite a slowdown in inflation and the Bank of Canada achieving its target…
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STUDENTS INVITED to apply for WHSC cash scholarships

May 17, 2024
The following is from WHSC: Research evidence suggest new workers, many of whom are students,…
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Justice For Workers: Young undocumented teenager billed $90,000 for lifesaving hospital care in Ontario

May 15, 2024
The following is from Justice For Workers: Imagine being a teenager coming to Ontario to…
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Ontario Health Coalition Public Consultation on Protecting and Improving Local Hospitals

May 15, 2024
May 14, 2024 In response to unprecedented closures of emergency departments and other local hospital…
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OFL Solidarity and Pride Award Nominations (May 31, 2024)

May 12, 2024
This annual award is to acknowledge and celebrate individuals or groups who have made a…
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20 years after its passing, Canada’s unions demand enforcement of the Westray Law 

May 9, 2024
On May 9th, 1992, 26 workers at the Westray mine in Pictou County, Nova Scotia…
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OFL: Support the Creation of a Red Dress Alert

May 9, 2024
The following is from the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL): Researchers have reported that Indigenous…
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Unified labour front: Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union joins Canadian Labour Congress

May 8, 2024
OTTAWA –The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is pleased to announce the official affiliation of the…
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REDress Day May 5, 2024

May 6, 2024
On May 5, 2024, we gathered to honor and bringing awareness to Missing and Murdered…
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Cut interest rates to provide relief to families

May 2, 2024
OTTAWA––Cutting interest rates to provide relief to workers and families is urgently needed in the…
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Photos from the 2024 Tolpuddle Martyrs Award Presentation

May 2, 2024
Please enjoy these photos from the May 1, 2024 event where we presented the Tolpuddle…
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NEW POLL: CANADIANS BACK UNIONS TO DELIVER WORKER PROTECTIONS, FAIRER WAGES

May 1, 2024
OTTAWA––New poll reveals most Canadians agree that unions deliver better jobs, fairer working conditions and…
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Photos from the 2024 Day of Mourning London

April 30, 2024
Photos from the Day of Mourning April 28, 2024 ceremony held at the OPSEU/SEFPO Membership…
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Canada’s unions call for ‘Safe work now!’

April 26, 2024
As workers across the country prepare to mark the National Day of Mourning on April…
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11 years after the Rana Plaza factory collapse, Canada’s unions honour victims and continue demands to improve conditions for workers

April 23, 2024
April 24, 2024, marks 11 years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory…
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Earth Day 2024: Canada’s move to net-zero must have workers at its core

April 22, 2024
Canada’s unions were happy to see the Sustainable Jobs Act recently pass third reading in…
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April 20 Solidarity Rally with PSAC 610

April 21, 2024
Here are some photos from our rally yesterday.
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Canada’s unions are united: Want our votes? Enhance our rights!

April 18, 2024
OTTAWA – Canadian Labour Congress President Bea Bruske was joined by workers’ representatives from across…
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Touchdown! CFLPA joins Canadian Labour Congress

April 18, 2024
OTTAWA – The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) celebrates today’s affiliation of the Canadian Football League…
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Labour reps discuss election strategy and union momentum

April 17, 2024
OTTAWA–– The Canadian Labour Congress will convene representatives of millions of workers from across Canada…
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Bolder action needed to make life more affordable and tackle corporate greed

April 16, 2024
While Canada’s unions welcome tax fairness measures, investments in housing and the new National School…
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Sustainable Jobs Act passes in House of Commons

April 15, 2024
Canada’s unions are celebrating the passage of the Sustainable Jobs Act, Bill C-50, through the…
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On the Line with PSAC 610

April 13, 2024
Here are some action shots of London and District Labour Council affiliates and OFL President…
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Stand with PSAC 610

April 5, 2024
The following was sent to us by PSAC 610, relating to the Graduate Teaching Assistant…
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BUDGET 2024 MUST INVEST IN AFFORDABILITY, REJECT AUSTERITY

April 4, 2024
OTTAWA––Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, is available for comment on what workers…
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Reject corporate gaslighting and deliver help for people in Budget 2024

March 25, 2024
By Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress as published in iPolitics We hear…
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Canada must address systemic racism and discrimination in the workforce

March 21, 2024
As we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21,…
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News Stories: Migrant farm workers pay into EI, but can’t access it

March 21, 2024
Migrant farm workers pay into EI, but can’t access it. Now they’re suing the federal…
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Premier Kinew aims to strengthen Manitoba with card check law and anti-scab legislation – now blocked by opposition Tories

March 18, 2024
WINNIPEG – Political games aside, today is a landmark day for workers in Manitoba. Canada’s…
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CLC President Bruske to all levels of government: Show you stand with workers and implement anti-scab legislation now

March 14, 2024
OTTAWA – To protect workers and restore fairness at the bargaining table, we need strong…
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Ramadan Mubarak

March 11, 2024
What is the month of Ramadan actually about?Muslims believe that during the month of Ramadan…
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Canada can deliver gender justice for women by improving care

March 8, 2024
Canada’s unions are marking International Women’s Day by calling on the federal government to better…
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Pink Shirt Day: 2SLGBTQI+ kids should be free to be themselves

February 28, 2024
Canada’s unions are marking Pink Shirt Day 2024 by calling on all governments to support…
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Statement from Bea Bruske: Banning scab labour is about protecting workers’ rights

February 27, 2024
Ottawa – The labour movement gets to celebrate another victory today with the vote on…
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Reaction to Ontario’s Colleges and Universities Funding Announcement

February 27, 2024
See London Free Press story. Mark Feltham, present of OPSEU Local 110 at Fanshawe College,…
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Statement from Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress on the news about NDP/Liberal negotiations on pharmacare:

February 23, 2024
“This is a BIG deal. We are very encouraged by the news that the Liberals…
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All Hands on Deck for Pharmacare!

February 16, 2024
Dear members and supporters, The Council of Canadians are learning from several Parliament sources that…
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London Health Coalition Report

February 16, 2024
The following is a report form Peter Bergmanis of the London Health Coalition: Pre-Budget Hearings:…
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Workers Health and Safety Centre: Still Opportunities to Save

February 14, 2024
The following is from the Workers Health and Safety Centre (WHSC): For those of you…
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OHC: Ford government facing legal action over licence for long-term care home

February 14, 2024
The following is from the Ontario Health Coalition: We have received TONS of media coverage…
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OFL tells Ford: Respect court decision, stop suppressing workers’ wages

February 14, 2024
TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is…
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London Transit service hours growth is still not in the budget!

February 14, 2024
The following is from the Council of Canadians London Chapter: Last week we wrote to…
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Community groups urge mayor, council to approve London Transit funding ask

February 14, 2024
The London and District Labour Council calls on the City Council to invest in expanded…
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Statement by Bea Bruske: Conservatives stand against workers

February 7, 2024
OTTAWA—Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, released the following statement: Canadians are witnessing…
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Has a private clinic charged you or your family for health care services?

February 6, 2024
The following is from the London Health Coalition: Have you been charged for medically needed…
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London Transit Budget

February 6, 2024
The following is from the Council of Canadians London Chapter: In the Mayor’s Budget, which…
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The world won’t wait for Canada to act

February 5, 2024
By Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, and Chris Severson-Baker, Executive Director of…
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Statement by Bea Bruske: Canada’s unions are calling out Alberta Premier’s attempt to use trans and gender-diverse children, youth and adults to score political points

February 1, 2024
“Premier Smith recently announced sweeping policy proposals that would undermine the inclusion, well-being and safety…
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BHM: Canada’s unions honour the past to help shape the future

February 1, 2024
This Black History Month, Canada’s unions are celebrating the history and legacy of Black community…
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Black History Month 2024 in London

January 30, 2024
Here are some Black History Month 2024 Events – with thanks to the London Black…
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Canada’s unions urge MPs to address workers as we head into a new year

January 29, 2024
Bruske: Workers are calling on MPs for relief from the relentless cost-of-living crisis OTTAWA––As MPs…
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Canada’s unions mark January 29 with a call to action

January 29, 2024
Canada’s unions demand immediate action from the federal government to put an end to the…
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Canada’s unions support Argentinian national strike

January 24, 2024
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), which represents 3 million workers across Canada, together with the…
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While governments talk, patients face endless waits and health workers are burning out

January 18, 2024
OTTAWA – A triple-demic of flu, RSV and COVID has left patients facing some of…
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Workers to MPs: Either stand with us or the rich business lobby

January 17, 2024
By Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress as published in iPolitics Conservative leader…
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CLC Executive Committee reiterates its support for ITUC’s call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza

January 16, 2024
At its meeting in Ottawa last week, the executive committee of the Canadian Labour Congress…
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Canada’s unions mourn the passing of Ed Broadbent

January 11, 2024
Bruske: “Ed made this a better country for its working people. We’ll honour his memory…
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EXTENDED – Permanent Residence for “Out-of-Status” Construction Workers in the GTA, 2024

January 3, 2024
Update The Permanent Residence for “Out-of-Status” Construction Workers in the GTA Public Policy will be…
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Canada’s unions: Migrant workers in Canada deserve equal rights, protections

December 18, 2023
Canada’s unions are marking International Migrants Day by calling for greater protections and improved conditions…
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City of London Budget Information

December 18, 2023
The following was provided to us by the London Chapter of Council of Canadians: Last…
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Statement from Bea Bruske: Poilievre’s Conservatives blocking priority bills for workers

December 14, 2023
OTTAWA––Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, released the following statement: “Canada’s unions are…
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Canada’s unions release roadmap for workers to see a path forward in Canada’s changing economy

December 14, 2023
OTTAWA––The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has partnered with the Pembina Institute to release the second…
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AG Report on money spent on Agency Nurses: Peter Bergmanis on London Live

December 12, 2023
Peter Bergmanis, of the London Health Coalition, appeared on London Live with Mike Stubbs to…
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Canada’s unions welcome the expansion of Canadian Dental Care Plan

December 11, 2023
OTTAWA – Canada’s unions welcome the next phase of the Canadian Dental Care Plan –…
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Statement on the release of the Employment Equity Task Force Report

December 11, 2023
Canada’s unions welcome the release of the report of the Government of Canada’s Employment Equity Act…
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Canada’s unions: confronting hate is a shared responsibility

December 10, 2023
This International Human Rights Day, Canada’s unions are calling on governments and individuals to collectively…
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Never Again: Canada’s Unions Mark December 6 with Call to End Gender-Based Violence

December 6, 2023
Canada’s unions are marking the 34th anniversary of the attack at École Polytechnique in Montreal…
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Canada’s unions welcome the federal government’s new advisory table giving a much-needed voice to workers

December 5, 2023
President Bea Bruske: It is crucial that governments listen to workers—they are the engine of…
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To address the ongoing affordability crisis, Parliamentarians should support Bill C-56 and back unions to counterbalance corporate power

December 5, 2023
By Dr. DT Cochrane, Senior Economist at the Canadian Labour Congress as published in The…
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Do you have New Year’s Resolutions for the WSIB?

December 5, 2023
The following was passed to us through the Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups (ONIWG).…
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Number of Ontario hospital emergency closures soars to new record

December 5, 2023
From the Ontario Health Coalition: Toronto – A new report, Unprecedented and Worsening: Ontario’s Local Hospital…
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Workers with disabilities must be included in Canada’s sustainable jobs plan

December 3, 2023
As the global community marks International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Canada’s unions call on…
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Angelo Tocco – Winner of the 2023 Carol McGregor CLC Disability Rights Award

December 3, 2023
December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities—which aims to promote awareness and…
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Canada’s Unions at COP28: Shaping a Sustainable Future for Workers

December 1, 2023
Bruske: Canadian and global leaders must ensure workers are supported in shift to a net-zero…
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Workers mobilize on the Hill to urge MPs to act as families continue to struggle

November 28, 2023
Bruske: Workers are calling on MPs for urgent action on pharmacare and two key pieces…
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Violence and harassment should never be “just part of the job”

November 25, 2023
Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to urgently address third-party violence and harassment…
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Families paying too high a price for tough economic times

November 21, 2023
OTTAWA – Canada’s unions welcome progress on housing affordability in the federal Fall Economic Statement…
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Ford Government Expanded For-Profit Hospital in Violation of the Law

November 21, 2023
Ford Government Expanded For-Profit Hospital in Violation of the Law and While Lying to the…
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Stop making those with the least bear the burden of tough economic times

November 20, 2023
By Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress as published in The Hill Times…
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Trans Equality Now: Canada’s unions call for urgent action

November 20, 2023
Canada’s unions mark Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) by calling on the federal government to…
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Fiscal Update Must Put Workers and Families First

November 15, 2023
Bruske: A balanced approach starts with making profitable corporations pay their fair share so the…
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Canada’s unions welcome anti-scab legislation

November 9, 2023
OTTAWA – Canada’s unions welcome Labour Minister, Seamus O’Regan’s introduction of Bill C-58, legislation to…
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Quebec public sector strike: François Legault’s government must table acceptable offers

November 6, 2023
MONTREAL – Canada’s unions stand in solidarity with the 420,000 striking Front commun workers and…
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International Day of Care and Support: Care workers deserve care too

October 29, 2023
Canada’s unions are marking the first International Day of Care with a call for greater…
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From TVO CMG Workers

October 29, 2023
The following is from TVO workers, members of the Canada Media Guild: As our talented…
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Bank of Canada holds rates steady but more needs to be done for working people

October 25, 2023
Bruske: Workers are at breaking point amidst affordability crisis OTTAWA–Canada’s unions welcome today’s Bank of…
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Former Health Ministers join experts, patients and care providers in calling for universal pharmacare

October 21, 2023
By Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress; Doug Roth, Chief Executive Officer of…
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Canada’s unions: Solidarity against government overreach. We must stop these politicians who continuously trample our rights

October 20, 2023
Bruske: Canada’s unions strongly oppose Scott Moe’s use of the notwithstanding clause.  Canada’s unions are…
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CLC Supported International Trade Union Confederation Statement on the Middle East

October 13, 2023
The ITUC calls for an immediate ceasefire by all parties and the return of all…
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Government, workers and businesses must come together to win the low-carbon economic transition

October 11, 2023
By Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress as published in iPolitics  Today Canada…
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Canada’s Unions Launch “A Future That Works” Campaign: Good Jobs for a Sustainable Tomorrow

October 10, 2023
Bruske: Workers have the solutions to create good jobs and tackle climate change. OTTAWA—Canada’s unions…
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World Day for Decent Work: Workers’ contributions should be rewarded appropriately

October 7, 2023
Canada’s unions mark World Day for Decent Work by calling on the governments to invest…
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Hate and intolerance not winning propositions

October 4, 2023
By Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress as published in The Hill Times…
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Hate is a Losing Proposition

October 4, 2023
Bruske: Manitobans choose the NDP’s positive change over Conservative intolerance WINNIPEG—Canadian Labour Congress President Bea…
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Federal government must do more to fulfill its promises on reconciliation

September 30, 2023
Canada’s unions are marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day…
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The London and District Labour Council Calls on the Labour Movement and Communities to Recognize the Importance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and To Take Action

September 30, 2023
The London and District Labour Council recognizes the importance of this National Day for Truth…
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Canada’s unions release sustainable jobs blueprint

September 29, 2023
OTTAWA––The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has partnered with the Pembina Institute to develop a blueprint…
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New Democrats and leader Wab Kinew offering stronger health care and the positive change Manitobans need

September 27, 2023
WINNIPEG – With the health care crisis getting worse and so many families struggling to…
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Alberta Premier Danielle Smith gambling with workers’ futures

September 22, 2023
Canada’s unions are voicing strong concerns about Conservative Alberta Premier, Danielle Smith’s playing politics with…
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Londoners Going to Mass Rally Monday Sept 25th to Demand Ford Cease Privatization of Core Hospital Services

September 21, 2023
What: Press conference about London Health Coalition attending Mass Rally to Demand Ford Stop Privatizing Core…
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Statement from Bea Bruske: Canada’s unions reaffirm support for 2SLGBTQI+ community

September 20, 2023
I am alarmed by recent policy decisions from the governments of New Brunswick and Saskatchewan…
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International Equal Pay Day: Canada’s Unions Call for an Integrated, Long-term Care Workforce strategy

September 18, 2023
Whether it’s health care, child care, long-term care, or community and social services, care sectors…
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Canada’s unions: Negligent employers on notice with 3-year prison sentence

September 14, 2023
In a direct message to employers who fail to ensure the health and safety of…
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As Parliament returns, people feel the pain from high prices, a slowing economy

September 14, 2023
OTTAWA–Squeezed family budgets, a worsening economy and preparing Canada for the global transition to a…
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Bank of Canada and Governments Must Put Well-Being of Workers and Families First

September 6, 2023
OTTAWA–Canada’s unions welcome today’s Bank of Canada decision not to raise rates further but warned…
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Canada’s Unions Celebrate Labour Day by Lifting Everyone Up

September 5, 2023
OTTAWA – Members of the labour movement gather today in communities across Canada to mark…
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Poilievre and the Conservatives can’t be trusted to stand up for workers

September 2, 2023
Bruske: Poilievre loud on rhetoric, but silent on his real agenda OTTAWA––With his lengthy anti-worker…
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Carol McGregor CLC Disability Rights Award

September 1, 2023
Nominations are now open! Every year on December 3, the International Day of Persons with…
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Brace yourself for the great ‘Stefansmear’ campaign of 2023

September 1, 2023
Stefanson hopes to scare you into voting for broken Conservative promises By Bea Bruske, President…
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Workers Eager to Contribute to National Electricity Grid Plan

August 8, 2023
OTTAWA – Canada’s unions applaud the federal government’s release of a vision for a net-zero…
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Support for Affiliate Strike Actions

August 8, 2023
The following is from the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL): When workers strike and win,…
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Statement from Bea Bruske on Alberta’s decision to halt new sustainable energy projects

August 3, 2023
Bruske: Move to suspend approvals on new wind and solar projects is a setback we…
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Emancipation Day: Canada’s unions demand stronger measures to address systemic racism

August 1, 2023
As we mark Emancipation Day on August 1, it’s important that all people in Canada…
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GOVERNMENTS MUST SEARCH FOR INDIGENOUS WOMEN’S REMAINS

July 19, 2023
INDIGENOUS MMIWG2S PEOPLES ARE NOT WORTHLESS WINNIPEG—Canadian Labour Congress President Bea Bruske, with the support…
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CLC condemns harassment of Hong Kong trade union activists and leaders

July 14, 2023
The Canadian Labour Congress, representing 3 million Canadian workers, condemns the Hong Kong administration for…
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Premiers commit to meeting on health care crisis but the need for urgent action remains

July 12, 2023
WINNIPEG–Canadian Labour Congress President Bea Bruske expressed disappointment that Canada’s premiers didn’t make more progress…
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Another rate hike is bad news for workers and families

July 12, 2023
WINNIPEG–Canadian Labour Congress President Bea Bruske reacted with concern to the Bank of Canada’s decision…
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National, provincial and territorial labour leaders voice strong opposition to back-to-work legislation in ILWU job action against the BC Maritime Employers Association (BCME)

July 11, 2023
In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister, labour leaders from across the country reiterated…
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Workers to Premiers: Act Now to Fix Health Care, Create Sustainable Jobs and Make Life More Affordable

July 10, 2023
WINNIPEG—Canadian Labour Congress President Bea Bruske has written to Canada’s premiers outlining workers’ priorities for…
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Statement by Bea Bruske on the Port of Vancouver Strike

July 6, 2023
Bruske: The most durable deal is the one negotiated at the bargaining table OTTAWA –…
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APPLY NOW for 2023 WHSC student scholarship opportunities

May 12, 2023
The following is from the Workers Health and Safety Centre (WHSC): Workplaces and public spaces,…
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UWOFA: Western, Fund the Front Line

May 10, 2023
The following is from UWOFA: No matter where we might sit in terms of our…
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ACTRA: Boycott Union Busting Brands

May 3, 2023
The following is from the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) and the Alliance of Canadian…
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Call to Action in Solidarity with PSAC

April 23, 2023
Dear Friends,  I am writing to urge you to support the Public Service Alliance of…
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J4W: Action Update

April 1, 2023
The following is from Justice For Workers: Ontario’s adult minimum wage will be $16.55 an…
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LiUNA: Bargaining Stagnation Causes Lockout at Central Elgin Municipal Building

March 16, 2023
The following is from LiUNA 1059: ST. THOMAS, ON – LIUNA (Labourers International Union of…
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OFL: Celebrating African Liberation & Black History Month

March 2, 2023
The following is from the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL). The Ontario Federation of Labour…
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OHC: Patients Who Have Been Extra-Billed Thousands

March 1, 2023
The following is from the Ontario Health Coalition. Join Advocates to Call Out Ford Government’s…
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ONA and OPSEU/SEFPO joining for Toronto protest March 2

February 25, 2023
Dear friends, OPSEU/SEFPO will join Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) members and allies at a big protest on…
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OHC: London Town Hall Follow-Up and Recording

February 17, 2023
The following is from the London Health Coalition and the Ontario Health Coalition: Thank you…
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Local Town Hall Meetings to Stop Ford’s Plans to Privatize and Demand Action to Fix the Hospital Crisis

February 13, 2023
The following media advisory is from the London Health Coalition. The Ontario Health Coalition is…
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CoC: Declare a State of Emergency for Homelessness and Housing Crisis in London

February 8, 2023
The following is from the London Chapter of the Council of Canadians. Dear Mayor Morgan…
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LabourUnited: Reunited in Solidarity

January 27, 2023
The following is from United Way Elgin Middlesex: Thank you to everyone who joined us…
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Calling Ford’s plans to privatize Ontario’s public hospital surgeries a “fatal threat” and a “terrible blow” to our public hospitals, health advocates vow major fightback

January 16, 2023
The following is from the Ontario Health Coalition. Toronto – The Ford government’s plans to…
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We are on… Mastodon!

January 7, 2023
Are you curious about Mastodon? Or do you already make use of it? You can…
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Reminder: LDLC Dues Increase for 2023

December 10, 2022
This is a reminder that in 2023 affiliate dues increase to $0.26 per member per…
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Get Tickets: Labour Appreciation Awards Night – ReUnited in Solidarity and #LocalLove

December 8, 2022
The following is from Labour United, United Way Elgin Middlesex. Tickets are now available for…
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Nominations open for Labour Appreciation Awards Night January 26, 2023

December 7, 2022
The following is from Labour United, United Way Elgin Middlesex. Every year United Way Elgin Middlesex, in partnership with…
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OFL: Ontario unions win Bill 124 legal challenge

November 29, 2022
The following is from the Ontario Federation of Labour. TORONTO – In an important victory…
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ATU 1587: Tentative agreement reached!

November 11, 2022
ATU 1587 reports they have reached a tentative agreement with Metrolinx. GO Transit bus operations…
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Education Workers took on Ford and won

November 7, 2022
The following is from CUPE Ontario. This is a historic day, friends. The Ford Conservatives…
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Tell the Ford Conservatives: Don’t Be A Bully

November 2, 2022
From CUPE Ontario. On Monday, October 31st, the Ford Conservatives took the unprecedented step of…
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OFL: Demystifying “Working For Workers”

October 27, 2022
What does the Ford Government’s Working For Workers Act really do? Here’s a handout from…
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OCBCC: Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

October 18, 2022
The following is from the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care. Today marks the 22nd annual…
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Message to Affiliated Members: 2022 Municipal Election

October 18, 2022
Dear Friends, It has never been more urgent that you pay attention to the municipal election…
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OHC: Send Feedback on Orchard Villa

October 13, 2022
The following is from the Ontario Health Coalition. Dear members and supporters, You may remember…
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OHC: Questions for Municipal Candidates

September 29, 2022
The following was provided by the Ontario Health Coalition (OHC). Questions for Municipal Election Candidates…
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2022 City of London Municipal Election Resources

September 27, 2022
Here are some helpful resources for people voting in the City of London elections taking…
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London and District Labour Council 2022 Municipal Election and TVDSB Trustee Endorsements

September 24, 2022
The London and District Labour Council, after considerable examination of candidate responses and debate, is…
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OHC: Furious at the Grotesque Ageism and Violation of Human Rights

September 15, 2022
Ontario Health Coalition: Furious at the “grotesque” ageism and violation of human rights, advocates respond…
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Investigate Migrant Worker Death on Norfolk County Farm

September 12, 2022
COATES to OPP: Investigate migrant worker death. Staff Sergeant Jeffrey McNorgan OPP548 Queensway WestSimcoe, ON…
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The London and District Labour Council Hosts a Labour Day Event in Celebration of our Proud History Defending Workers and Communities

September 2, 2022
For Immediate Release The London and District Labour Council is pleased to present a Labour…
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London & District Labour Council, MPP Terence Kernaghan & Councillor Mariam Hamou strongly oppose application for a liquor licence by 7-Eleven at 1181 Western Road location

August 16, 2022
For Immediate Release, August 16, 2022 7-Eleven, a multinational corporation headquartered in Texas, has filed…
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Paid Sick Days Shouldn’t Expire!

June 24, 2022
Tell Doug Ford: Paid Sick Days Shouldn’t Expire! The Worker Income Protection Benefit that provided…
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Ontario Health Coalition Election Debrief

June 14, 2022
Tuesday, June 28  9:30 a.m. – Noon  by Zoom We are so proud to have worked with…
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OFL Election Debrief

June 13, 2022
The fight for a workers-first agenda is far from over. While the outcome of the…
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CLC: Remember, Honour, and Take Action

June 8, 2022
June is Indigenous History Month – a time for people across Canada to learn about…
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Remembering #OurLondonFamily and Responding to Islamophobia

June 5, 2022
It’s been almost a year since the murder of #OurLondonFamily brought Islamophobia to our doorstep…
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Ford Failed Ontario

May 31, 2022
There is a reason that all conservative candidates across the province have not been at…
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London Health Coalition: Ford government plans unprecedented for-profit privatization of health care

May 30, 2022
Ford government plans unprecedented for-profit privatization of health care: London Health Coalition to hold demonstration…
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Andrea Horwath in London

May 27, 2022
Andrea Horwath will be coming to London on Sunday, May 29 and you can RSVP…
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OHC Video: Ford Government’s Plan to Defund & Privatize Our Public Health Care System

May 25, 2022
The following Ontario Health Coalition video warns of the dangers of Ford’s privatization plans:
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Jagmeet Singh joins London ONDP candidates on the campaign trail

May 24, 2022
Today Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was in London to support local candidates in the…
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