Welcome!

Check out CLC Executive Vice-President Siobhán Vipond’s welcoming message to our lobby training webinar: “Make It Personal – Connecting Your Story to the Issues”.


Health Care

The CLC’s Elizabeth Kwan talks about the need to invest in and expand public health care.


Employment Insurance

The CLC’s Adam King talks about the need to enrich and improve access to Employment Insurance benefits for all workers across Canada.


Care Workers

The CLC’s Vicky Smallman and Fatima Gardaad talk about the urgent need to improve working conditions and recognize the importance of workers in the care economy.


Climate Action

The CLC’s Tara Peel talks about how Just Transition legislation must work for workers and communities.

Recent News

Canadians can’t afford for-profit long-term care

Bruske: It’s time to get the profit out of care OTTAWA –– A new report shows billions of dollars in public funds for long-term care have been diverted from patient care into the pockets of shareholders. Canada’s unions call on the federal government to make long-term care part of Canada’s public health care system. “This report is brutal evidence of…
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IDAHOTB: Canada’s unions call for an end to violence and harassment

Canada’s unions are marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) by calling for meaningful action to end violence and harassment against 2SLGBTQI people in Canada. “Across the globe, we are seeing unprecedented attacks on the rights of 2SLGBTQI people,” said Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). “In 2022 alone, we’ve witnessed the introduction of…
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Conservatives refuse to talk lagging wages instead push low-wage austerity agenda

Bruske: As wages lag far behind inflation, Conservative leadership candidates ignore struggling workers. OTTAWA – Canada’s unions are shining a spotlight on how the Conservative Party is missing in action when it comes to standing up for workers who are seeing their buying power shrink as their wages rise at half the rate of inflation. “Workers are worried about how…
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