Below is a letter written by CCU President Kelly Johnson to Canada’s Senate, advocating for the passage of Bill C-262, which will ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The letter […]
See Photos Below The meeting start and end times are to be confirmed, but are tentatively set as the following: Labour School 8 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, October 13 Featuring: Leo Broderick from the Council of Canadians, speaking on Pharmacare for All Scott […]
The CCU/CSC will provide annual bursaries of $500 for dependent children of members of unions belonging to the CCU/CSC for the purpose of furthering their post-secondary education. There will be a lottery for these bursaries at our meeting this Fall 2018. The dependent bursary application […]
The Confederation of Canadian Unions has always been an organization based on the social unionism model, one that is democratic, participatory and engaged in social and political issues. The includes lobbying elected officials to promote policies that protect workers’ rights, equality, democracy and the environment, […]
The CCU produced these beautiful postcards to celebrate Labour Day in 2018. On March 25, 1872, the Toronto Typographical Union takes up the cause of the “Nine-Hour Movement” and goes out on strike when its demands for a shorter workweek are ignored. A few weeks […]
The Confederation of Canadian Unions has pledged $10,000 to the Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) legal fund. “We consider the inshore harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador our brothers and sisters in their struggle,” says Kelly Johnson, President of the CCU, which represents 20,000 public- […]
Our meeting dates are on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24 in Castlegar, BC. Meeting start and end times are to be confirmed, but are tentatively set as the following: Labour School – 8 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 23 EB Meeting […]
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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