Electoral Town Halls coming to your town!

Electoral Town Halls coming to your town!

Our Government has committed to putting in place a new voting system before the next federal election. These reforms will be aimed at better representing the views of Canadians and improving public trust in our political system. It is crucial to have an electoral system that fairly represents Canadians. This process of examination and discussion will strengthen our democratic culture and practices, benefitting all Canadians.…

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Film Premiere – WE CALL THEM INTRUDERS

Film Premiere – WE CALL THEM INTRUDERS

Mark your calendar – We really hope that we will see you on Monday, September 19th in the auditorium of UVic’s Harry Hickman Building. In collaboration, Amnesty Victoria (AI Group 27), Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN), UVic Social Justice Studies, Victoria Peace Coalition, and the Mining Justice Action Committee (MJAC) will be showing “WE CALL THEM INTRUDERS: A Documentary about Canadian Mining…

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Postal workers call for one-month cooling off period

Postal workers call for one-month cooling off period

OTTAWA – Postal workers are proposing a 30-day cooling off period to Canada Post management to address concerns about “uncertainty” in the mail system and give negotiations a chance to succeed. “Our members, their families and all Canadians do not deserve to have this threat of a lockout ‘looming’ over our heads from a profitable public service. Postal workers want…

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Looming CUPW strike worthy of close attention

Looming CUPW strike worthy of close attention

As lockout looms, CUPW 126 President Craig Dyer says St. John’s employees are working in toxic environment After Canada Post issued a 72-hour lockout notice, President Craig Dyer (photo Lower Right) says the corporation is trying to provoke a strike. Though 94 per cent of postal workers have voted to strike should they fail to reach a collective agreement, the…

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VLC Sponsored Pride march this Sunday

VLC Sponsored Pride march this Sunday

The labour movement has been a proud champion of LGBT+ rights for decades and we know that visible signs of union pride are extremely important. The more unions that assist members in creating a visible presence at picnics, marches and parades the better!! On July 10, the Victoria Labour Council will join with local affiliates in the Victoria Pride parade…

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