It is with great sadness that the CCU must report that Ryan Cleary, President of FISH-NL (Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters – Newfoundland and Labrador), announced this week that FISH-NL is ending its membership drive below the required number of signatures for certification. Cleary made […]
In October 2019, the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) held its 50th Anniversary Convention in Ottawa. Réal Lavergne is the President of Fair Vote Canada, and he spoke to the CCU about efforts to reform Canada’s electoral system to one that is proportional and democratic, […]
A few days ago, Angus Reid released a groundbreaking poll: “Support for Changing the Voting System Skyrockets Post Election.” Angus Reid has declared proportional representation a “consensus issue” among Canadians, with strong support among voters of every party and in every province! We need our […]
Dates: January 18 and 19, 2020 Where: Hotel Halifax Address: 1990 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Cost: $119/night Labour School Download Labour School Agenda – January 18, 2020 Download Training Workshop Description – January 18, 2020 The labour school in Halifax will feature Alejandra […]
In October 2019, the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) held its 50th Anniversary Convention in Ottawa. Michael Etherington, Indigenous relations consultant, spoke about the similarities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada, and how they can overcome historical obstacles and work together for the common […]
In October 2019, the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) held its 50th Anniversary Convention in Ottawa. Katrina Miller of the Broadbent Institute spoke to the CCU about the work of the Institute, fighting corporate propaganda, and the well-funded social media tactics of the Alt Right. […]
In October 2019, the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) held its 50th Anniversary Convention in Ottawa. Ontario NDP Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Joel Harden spoke to the CCU about voter organizing and democratic participation, and how unions can fight anti-labour propaganda in the corporate […]
In October 2019, the Confederation of Canadian Unions held its 50th Anniversary Convention in Ottawa. Tim McSorley of the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group discussed human rights and civil liberties in Canada, how legislation by recent federal governments is affecting them, the Charter of Rights […]
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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.
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Director and Editor: Sean Cain
Executive Producer: Joanie Cameron Pritchett