On October 18 and 19, 2014, the Confederation of Canadian Unions will host our Labour School at the Delta Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The CCU Executive Board meeting will be held the following day.
10 am – 12 pm
Income Inequality and its Effect on Workers and Unions
1 pm – 4 pm
Global Trade Deals for Corporations and the Effects for Canadian Workers, with guest presenter Scott Sinclair, from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
CCU Executive Board Meeting
Scott Sinclair is a senior research fellow with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, where he directs the centre’s Trade and Investment Research Project. Scott has written numerous books, chapters, and papers including Bad Medicine: Trade Treaties, Privatization and Health Care Reform in Canada (with Jim Grieshaber-Otto); Facing the Facts: A Guide to the GATS Debate (with Jim Grieshaber-Otto); and Putting Health First: Canadian Health Care Reform, Trade Treaties and Foreign Policy (with Matthew Sanger), a background study prepared for the Romanow Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada. Prior to joining CCPA, Scott was a senior trade policy advisor with the Government of British Columbia.
Scott Sinclair has a BA in political science from UPEI and an MA in political science from York University. He lives with his family in rural Prince Edward Island and in his spare time enjoys walking and bird watching.