Just as in previous elections, the Confederation of Canadian Unions is once again establishing a political education campaign, named BC Workers Vote, to help its membership make informed voting choices for the British Columbia Election on May 9, 2017.
Fourteen questions have been sent to all four major parties in the province, including the Conservative Party, the Liberal Party, the New Democratic Party and the Green Party.
As a longtime opponent of our first-past-the-post electoral system, the Confederation of Canadian Unions must lend its voice to the many organizations who are expressing disappointment and outrage with the Trudeau Liberals for willfully and purposefully breaking their promise to bring forward legislation on electoral reform within 18 months of taking office.
Documentary – 47 minutes
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.
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
Bill C-51 doesn’t constitute a balanced security approach in line with the real level of threat in our country. Rather, it constitutes an approach based on sensationalism, flawed ideology, and the politics of fear.
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Pallister slider photo by Sean Kilpatrick (The Canadian Press)