The CCU/CSC provides annual bursaries of $500 for dependent children of members of unions belonging to the CCU/CSC. Called the John St-Amand / Madeleine Parent Bursaries, they assist the children of CCU/CSC members to further their education. This year, winners were chosen at the recent […]
By CCU President Kelly Johnson Download report (PDF) The 28th Biennial CCU Convention taking place at Winnipeg in late October 2017 was a perfect time for affiliate members of our federation to come together, discuss important issues and ongoing struggles that matter to working people, […]
AESES would like to invite all our CCU friends to join us for a “Welcome to Winnipeg” event on Saturday, October 21 in the early evening just after the tour at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Winnipeg is home to the fantastic FortWhyte Alive […]
Originally printed in the Toronto Star By Ian Bickis, July 13, 2017 CALGARY — The head of WestJet has stepped up his fight against the growing push to unionize the airline’s staff, telling them to resist organized labour’s pitch because it will chomp into their […]
The following is the hotel information so that you can book your hotel and flight(s) for the 2017 CCU/CSC Convention. A big thanks go out to the AESES folks for all their help in organizing this year’s Convention. The Confederation of Canadian Unions 28th Annual […]
Premier Brian Pallister 204 Legislative Building 450 Broadway Winnipeg, MB R3C 0V8 Re: Bill 28 Dear Premier Pallister, Bill 28, the Public Services Sustainability Act, recently passed its third reading in the Manitoba Legislature and is awaiting proclamation. This anti-union, anti-worker bill imposes a two-year […]
It’s been a very important week for the labour movement in Canada and throughout the world. In the last few days, we have marked both the National Day of Mourning and May Day. On April 28th, CCU members from around the country attended events remembering […]
Happy birthday, CMAW! The Construction, Maintenance and Allied Workers Canada (CMAW) is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The democratic, independent union, which became an affiliate of the Confederation of Canadian Unions in 2013, represents over 7,000 workers in locals throughout British Columbia and Alberta. As it […]
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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