Black History Month February

Black History Month is a time to celebrate and highlight the best of Black History and culture, and to honour the ancestors and upcoming leaders of Black communities, their accomplishments and their continued fight for liberation. CUPE link. Canada’s unions mark Black History Month by calling for racial justice in pandemic response and recovery. CLC link.

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The news about the passing of Gordie Larkin, after a two month battle with COVID-19, has hit our Labour Community especially hard. For many of us Gordie was an institution: at every labour convention, Said by Joshua Berson “always with that goofy smile, a volunteer request or hustling for a donation. Unfairly teased as “three chord Gord”, the brother was…

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Taxes & working from home due to COVID-19

CRA News Release | Home Office Expenses for Employees The Canada Revenue Agency has simplified the rules to help make Canadians working from home eligible for a tax deduction.  Under the new rules, employees having worked from home more than 50% of the time over a period of a least four consecutive weeks in 2020 due to COVID-19 are eligible…

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Great job to the PSAC Vancouver Island Regional Women’s Committee

Thank you to the PSAC Vancouver Island Regional Women’s Committee As part of the End Violence Against Women Virtual Memorial which took place on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the PSAC Vancouver Island Regional Women’s Committee gathered financial donations from members, Locals and Branches and the community towards local women’s organizations. In total…

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