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 Confederation of Canadian Union’s 50th Anniversary Convention took place in Ottawa on October 5 to 8, 2019. The CCU held its first convention in July 1969. 50 years later, we celebrated this achievement. Former CCU Presidents Jane Grant and Jim Streb were our special […]
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The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG) thanked the CCU in its recent news digest for inviting ICLMG National Coordinator, Tim McSorley, to speak at the CCU’s 50th Anniversary Convention in Ottawa in early October. The ICLMG news digest states: “Thank you so much to […]
The Confederation of Canadian Union’s 50th Anniversary Convention is taking place in Ottawa on October 5 to 8, 2019. The Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) held its first convention in July 1969. 50 years later, we celebrate this achievement with a very special event. Download […]
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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