We mark another World Press Freedom Day amid a continuing pandemic, but with the hope that the worst is over and things will soon improve.
May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month in Ontario. Formerly referred to as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the name was changed in recent years to signify that awareness alone is not enough; to effectively support sexual assault survivors, action is key.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) says it’s a shameful day for Canadians, as lawmakers in Ottawa rubber-stamped Bill C-29, a bill to make it illegal for dockworkers at the Port of Montreal to continue their five-day old strike.
As the Toronto local of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers commemorates co-workers lost to COVID-19, workers all across Peel want to know when someone will intervene in their pandemic nightmare.
On the eve of the National Day of Mourning and as the nation’s health care system teeters on the edge of collapse, Canada’s nurses are sounding the alarm.
Premier Kenney forces the workers he wants to fire to make even more sacrifices
Although COVID-19 has shown how little capacity our hospitals have after decades of cuts, the crisis for Toronto’s and Ontario’s hospital patients will get much worse, says a new CUPE research paper, Ontario Hospital Crisis: Overcapacity and Under Threat released today.
April 24 marks the grim eighth anniversary of one of the world’s worst industrial disasters.
Alberta’s mitigation efforts have failed
AUPE’s Environmental Committee joins the growing chorus of voices calling for the UCP government to halt the Grassy Mountain coal project and put the brakes on several other mountain-top removal coal mines currently proposed for the southern Rockies.