The CFNU Logo

News & Events

October 21, 2016
CETA CLC

Canadian Labour Congress: CETA’s failure is a win for democracy

The Canadian Labour Congress says that the European Union and Canada failed to reach a deal on CETA because negotiators failed to take the concerns of unions and civil society seriously. Click to read the CLC article on the issue.

Read More
October 19, 2016
CETA

Canada's nurses call code blue on CETA & TPP trade agreements

CFNU President sends urgent request to Prime Minister Trudeau to protect Canada’s health care system under CETA and TPP   Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, I am writing to you on a matter of urgent importance. Earlier this year, on behalf of Canada’s nurses, I sent a letter to Minister Freeland with our concerns regarding the […]

Read More
September 16, 2016
CETA

Joint Canadian Trade Union statement on CETA

Canada must not ratify ‘fundamentally flawed’ European trade pact. Ottawa (15 Sept. 2016) — In solidarity with mass demonstrations taking place in Europe, the undersigned Canadian trade unions, wish to echo the recent message of the 3.3 million member-strong Canadian Labour Congress that there are many questionable aspects to the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. […]

Read More