CCU Labour SchoolMay 2018
Fracking and the Liquid Natural Gas Industry

By Frank Robertson Vice-President, Confederation of Canadian Unions Hydraulic fracturing or fracking is a well stimulation process where rock is fractured using hydraulically pressurized water, sand and chemicals. The highly pressurizes fracking components are pumped down into the bottom of a well causing fractures in […]

Canada Needs Wage-Led Economic Growth

Over the last few decades, times have been tough for Canadian workers. We have consistently heard of the dire economic woes we are facing from business groups and governments. We have constantly heard of debt crisis and deficit crunches from our governments who as it […]

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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