In October 2019, the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) held its 50th Anniversary Convention in Ottawa. Michael Etherington, Indigenous relations consultant, spoke about the similarities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada, and how they […]
Yet there are tens of thousands of Canadians on waiting lists to receive mental health treatment, and tens of thousands more who can’t afford it in the first place. The personal and economic costs of mental illness and depression on our society are enormous.
It’s time to put mental health care at the top of the agenda. Canada needs a publicly administered, universal mental health care system that is accessible to all. Adding mental health to Canada’s Medicare system will provide vitally important mental health supports and treatment to all Canadians and guarantee everyone can lead a happy and healthy life.
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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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 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, […]
Like previous federal and provincial elections, the Confederation of Canadian Unions has once again established a political education campaign, named “Raise Your Voice, Cast Your Vote,” to help its membership make informed voting choices for […]
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National Indigenous Peoples Day
National Indigenous Peoples Day
Jun 21 all-day
The Confederation of Canadian Unions celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day, which recognizes the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Metis. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples,...