BC Federation of Labour Convention

The BC Federation of Labour (BCFed) is an association of the various labour unions within BC. It is as diverse as you would expect, encompassing every kind of unionized worker from resource industries to health care to film production and everything in between, all united under the umbrella of union principles. The BCFed acts provincially the same way the Canadian…

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CLC Convention Continues

While campaigning continued to rage in hallways, on social media, and on the floor between resolutions and speakers, convention carried on, passing motions, and discussing the landscape of Canadian politics and labour’s role within it. Despite political tension, the overall tone of the convention has been positive. Delegates voted overwhelmingly to continue to support the Together Fairness Works campaign; to…

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Canada’s Labour Movement Meets

This week, our president is in Montreal at the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Convention. The CLC is an umbrella organization that supports the full breadth of the labour movement across Canada. For several decades, we have been under fire. Budget cuts and undemocratic legislation at every level of government have been felt by members of every union. The CLC has been pushing…

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