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Public, Universal Long-Term Care Now

Take Action – Sign the CCU Petition Now Long-term care refers to a wide range of supported living and nursing care arrangements for seniors, elderly persons and those with severe or prolonged disabilities in Canada. These facilities employ a spectrum of highly trained staff who […]

Partnership to Defend Public Services is Victorious

AESES is extremely pleased to share that the judge for the trial contesting the constitutionality of the Pallister Government’s Public Services Sustainability Act (PSSA) ruled in favour of the unions. In a scathing decision, Justice McKelvey stated “I have concluded that the PSSA operates as […]

Spring 2020 Edition of CCU Connections Now Online

The Spring 2020 edition of the newly designed CCU Connections, the news magazine of the Confederation of Canadian Unions, is now online. CCU Executive and the Editorial Board agreed on a new design and format for the magazine. Special thanks to everyone on the editorial […]


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Documentary - 47 minutes


The 47-minute documentary, called The Voice for Independent Unions in Canada, illustrates the CCU's dedication to the establishment of a democratic, independent labour movement, its newfound working relationship with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), and its commitment to growth and renewal. The documentary also focuses on the struggles of labour activists inside the CCU, its proud history, its work with social justice activists in Canada and around the globe, and the new economic challenges of wage stagnation and growing inequality.
The documentary will be submitted to over 50 film and documentary festivals in Canada and around the world in 2014 and 2015, including the Sundance Film Festival and the Toronto Hot Docs Festival. Be sure to watch the documentary in full screen and High Definition. Click on the little wheel in the bottom right corner of the video to the left of the YouTube icon, and then press 1080p HD. For full screen, simply press the little square to the right of the YouTube icon. Director and Editor: Sean Cain Executive Producer: Joanie Cameron Pritchett