The 30th Annual Convention of the Confederation of Canadian Unions will be held at the Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, October 17 & 18, 2021. Labour School will […]
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.
The CCU/CSC will provide annual bursaries of $1,000 for dependent children of members of unions belonging to the CCU/CSC for the purpose of furthering their post-secondary education. The draw to select recipients will occur at […]
The CCU is held its online Labour School on Friday, June 18. Our special guest speaker was Derek Blackadder, Canadian co-ordinator for LabourStart and a union activist for over 40 years, who presented on Global […]
The Confederation of Canadian Unions celebrates Canada Day every July 1. The CCU is a proudly Canadian union, and we enjoy sending out Happy Canada Day messages to members on our website and social media […]
Download Issue (PDF) In this issue: From the President – Laurie Morris What are my Vacation Entitlements? AESES Annual General Meeting Recap CCU Labour School – Featuring Stephanie Ross of McMaster University UM Members Thrive […]
John Folkers, Union Councillor PPWC Local 5, and our Friend February 8, 1957 – June 1, 2021 By Todd Smith What constitutes a good man? Maybe human decency. What constitutes a great man? I believe, […]
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, […]
Friday, June 18, 12:00 Noon (Eastern Time) The CCU is holding its online Zoom Labour School on Friday, June 18 at 12:00 noon Eastern time. We have a very special guest speaker: Derek Blackadder, Canadian […]
215 Indigenous children at a residential school site in Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc have been found in an unmarked mass grave; some believed to be as young as three years old, and all these missing children […]
Read the Spring 2021 edition of CCU Connections, the news magazine of the Confederation of Canadian Unions. Please share online and on your affiliate’s Facebook and Twitter pages as well. Download Here In this edition: […]
CCU President Kelly Johnson wrote a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland about the unfairness of Canada’s taxation system, which is leading to ever increasing levels of income and wealth […]
In February 2021, the Confederation of Canadian Unions held a special online Labour School. Dr. Stephanie Ross from the School of Labour Studies at McMaster University spoke about some of the key challenges labour unions […]
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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,...