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Public, Universal Long-Term Care Now

Take Action – Sign the CCU Petition Now Long-term care refers to a wide range of supported living and nursing care arrangements for seniors, elderly persons and those with severe or prolonged disabilities in Canada. […]

AESES Covid 19 Update

With the rapid and constant changes in our workplaces as a result of the pandemic, it is a challenge to stay abreast of the changing messages and instructions that are being relayed. Nevertheless, AESES continues […]

A World to Win – May Day 2020

International Workers’ Day, held every year on May 1, is a celebration of workers’ rights, social justice, equity and democracy. Founded by socialists in the late 19th century, the date was chosen to commemorate the […]



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Earth Day
Earth Day
Apr 22 all-day
Earth Day
Earth Day was celebrated for the first time, in the United States, on April 22, 1970. Today, more than a billion people in 193 countries now participate in Earth Day activities each year. Over the...
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Day of Mourning
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Day of Mourning
In 1990, Parliament passed the Workers Mourning Day Act to recognize April 28th as the day to remember workers killed or injured on the job. Over 1,000 Canadians lose their lives at work every year....
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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