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  • Wednesday, Apr 28 2010
    Join the CLC and others at their annual memorial service for workers that were killed on the job. Find a location near you . CLC statement on Day of Mourning
  • Canadian Labour Congress and Canadian Union of Public Employees
    Tuesday, Apr 20 2010
    Sign the petition calling for Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care In 2005, the G8 committed to providing access to HIV treatment, prevention, care and support for all those who need it by 2010. Despite that promise, in 2008 two million people died of AIDS-related illness, and the number of new HIV infections continues to outstrip the number of people being treated. For every two people starting treatment, a further five become infected with the virus. The stark...
  • Liberal Party of Canada
    Monday, Apr 19 2010
    Press Release OTTAWA – In a speech to hundreds of frontline police officers, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff proposed improvements to the long-gun registry that would address frustrating irritants for rural Canadians while giving our police the tools they need to keep our communities safe. “You are the frontline of our system of justice, and we’re committed to giving you the tools you need to do your job,” Mr. Ignatieff said to the gathering of the Canadian Police Association. “That’s why...
  • Friday, Apr 16 2010
    Régine Laurent, president Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec 1234, avenue Papineau Montreal, QC H2K 0A4 Dear Régine, The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU), which represents 158,000 members and associate members, is writing to you to offer its support during your negotiations. The CFNU is proud of the knowledge and skills nurses bring to their work. We all work to make sure the nurses’ priorities, as well as the patients’ priorities, are reflected in the budgets and discussions...
  • Tuesday, Apr 13 2010
    A Léger Marketing Survey Quebecers agree with the solutions proposed by FIQ during its present negotiations Montreal, April 13, 2010 – Quebecers agree with the solution regarding the organization of working time proposed by the Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec (FIQ) in order to solve the nurse shortage and the problems in our health system. According to the Federation, the proposed solution supported by the population would also address the problems of licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and respiratory...
  • Thursday, Apr 8 2010
    News Releases Nurses vehemently oppose Quebec decision to implement user fees Nurses for Medicare expressed its disappointment at the Quebec government’s decision to implement user fees for medical visits. In addition to a new health tax that does not vary according to income, the recent Quebec budget calls for patients to pay a $25 fee for each visit. “This violates the spirit of the Canada Health Act which is based on the principle of universal access. The $25-per-visit fee will...
  • Monday, Mar 22 2010
    In Canada, there are more regulations and restrictions on owning and operating a car than there are owning and operating a gun. Visit the CLC website to take action:
  • Monday, Mar 22 2010
    Canadian Unions Kick Off World-Wide Petition for G8/G20 & Universal Access on HIV & AIDS. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and it's affiliate, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), have announced the expansion of the “Days of Action” campaign with the launch of an online petition demanding Universal Access to HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support. The online campaign aims to collect as many thousands of signatures as possible from throughout Canada and the world in time for the...

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