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.
Want to know more about the Canada Infrastructure Bank or ask a question about its privatization plans? The bank isn’t making it easy.
Today, the day before world leaders come together at the Leaders Climate Summit hosted by President Joe Biden, a coalition of groups came together to call on Canada’s federal government to increase the ambition of its actions to combat climate change.
Canada’s largest union says the Liberal government has wasted another opportunity to fund a strong and equitable recovery with Budget 2021.
Recently the UFCW OPC on behalf of nearly 130,000 UFCW members in Ontario, sent letters to the Ford government and the Chief Medical Officer from Peel Region to implement priority vaccines for frontline essential workers.
CUPE Saskatchewan is renewing its calls for immediate access to the COVID-19 vaccine for essential workers, especially those in our education sector, service industry, and people working within vulnerable communities.
Children’s aid society workers in Windsor, whose work requires daily in-person visits to multiple private homes, schools, and other congregated settings, call on Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, to use his authority to authorize vaccine prioritization for frontline workers as has occurred in other regions of the province.
CUPE is demanding Canada’s public pension plan abandon plans to invest in a major water privatization scheme in Brazil. The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is taking part in a massive selloff of public infrastructure being led by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro while the country is being ravaged by COVID-19.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the union representing roughly 10,000 flight attendants at Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge, says the federal government’s $5.9 billion aid package for Air Canada announced Monday evening breaks the government’s commitments to workers.
Essential workers deserve essential protections: UFCW Locals 175 & 633 demands Ford take real action to prioritize worker health and safety