50th Anniversary Convention50th Anniversary
Chris Donovan and Brett Hughes on Labour Law

The recent Labour School of the Confederation of Canadian Unions took place in Toronto. Chris Donovan and Brett Hughes of Dewart Gleason discussed three major labour topics: 1. Off-duty conduct 2. Drug testing and medical marijuana 3. Dealing with DFRs

March 2018 CCU Executive Board and Labour School Report

In March 2018, the Executive Board of the Confederation of Canadian Unions met in Toronto to discuss recent achievements, issues and planned activity for the months ahead. Also, the CCU Labour School was held, which featured three speakers. Former CCU President Joanie Cameron Pritchett spoke […]


CCU Twitter Feed



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