Read President John Hanrahan’s report to the CCU Executive Board Meeting in June 2014. “I would like to thank all of you for taking the time from what I know are your very busy schedules to attend this executive board meeting. Also, thank you for […]
For the fifth year in a row, hundreds of people came out to Sunnidale Park in Barrie to celebrate the gains labour unions have won for working people during the last century. More than 1,000 people participated in this year’s Barrie Labour Day event, twice […]
By CCU President John Hanrahan On September 25, Canada and the European Union are expected to announce the completed text of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), paving the way for the ratification process of the new free trade deal between Canada and the […]
The Fifth Annual Barrie Labour Day Picnic will take place on Monday, September 1st at Sunnidale Park, and the entire community is invited. In what has become an annual tradition for CCU members, the free event will be held from 11 am to 3 pm, […]
The Confederation of Canadian Unions supports the brave struggle of teachers in British Columbia. They are on strike for smaller class sizes, better support for special needs students, and a fairer education system for all our children. They have had their Right to Freedom of […]
The 47-minute documentary, called The Voice for Independent Unions in Canada, illustrates the dedication of the Confederation of Canadian Unions 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 […]
A new documentary on the Confederation of Canadian Unions will be available this Canada Day, July 1st. Named “The Voice for Independent Unions in Canada,” the 49-minute documentary is produced by past CCU president Joanie Cameron Pritchett and directed and edited by Sean Cain. The […]
650 members of PPWC Local 9, based in Prince George, British Columbia, voted to affiliate to the CCU on June 11, 2014. This comes immediately after Locals 2 and 8 of the PPWC voted to affiliate as well. Local 9 includes workers from Chemtrade Logistics, […]
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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