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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women has been observed on November 25th each year since 2000. It is an occasion for governments, international organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to raise public awareness of violence against women.

President's Message

Reading CETA’s tea leaves

What we know about the proposed free trade deal with Europe announced “in-principle” just over a week ago comes to us through leaks and press releases from those generally in favour of the deal.

President's Message

This Year, I'm Giving Thanks for My Union

Having been a union member since I was 20 years old, I've been fortunate enough to enjoy a middle class life. As a union activist, I've been able to help others do the same.

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Job Quality and Security Are Fading in Canada

Every year on October 7 workers around the globe recognize the World Day for Decent Work.

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What Kind of Man Wears High Heels?

For three years running now, that's how my son Jordan and I spend one morning in September as part of an organized event, Hope in High Heels.

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The securing of 2,800 good jobs at the Ford Oakville plant is an example of what we can achieve when we work together with governments and business.

The recent announcement that Ford will invest $750 million into its plant in Oakville, Ont., is the result of some very smart moves by the union, the company and governments.