The CCU Communications Committee has produced a postcard in recognition of the National Day of Mourning on April 28. You will all now have a digital copy of this. Thank you to the members of the Communications Committee for making this happen. In Solidarity, Kelly […]
NDP MP from Vancouver East, Jenny Kwan, was the keynote speaker at the Executive Board Meeting of the Confederation of Canadian Unions in Vancouver in February 2019. Kwan spoke about the importance of workers’ rights, and especially protecting the rights of foreign-born workers in Canada. […]
The Confederation of Canadian Unions recently received a thank you letter from Canada Without Poverty (CWP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to eradicating poverty in Canada and educating Canadians about the link between poverty and human rights. The CCU supports Canada Without Poverty with donations on […]
The Council of Canadians recently wrote Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) President Kelly Johnson a letter thanking the organization for its continued support. The Council of Canadians is a progressive, non-profit organization that advocates for social justice, equity, workers’ rights, environmental sustainability and democracy, values […]
The Confederation of Canadian Unions and its affiliates throughout the country proudly support International Women’s Day on March 8 every year. It’s the global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It also marks a call to action for women’s […]
See the photos from the event The Confederation of Canadians Unions is holding its Labour School and Executive Board Meeting in Vancouver on February 23 and 24, 2019. We have an outstanding list of guest speakers presenting on a wide variety of issues important to […]
Nancy Elliott is a business agent with NSUPE and a labour lawyer. The timestamp for the issues covered is below: 0:20 – Introduction by CCU President Kelly Johnson 1:30 – Think about someone you know with mental illness 2:15 – There are many different forms […]
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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