Two years on, the world has changed. As government priorities change with it, let’s make sure people are put first.

There’s a lot that the Canadian government got right during the pandemic – like billions in emergency benefits, sick leave and progress on universal child care. But there’s a lot that they haven’t acted on too. As we begin the road to recovery, it’s important that we continue to advocate for the issues that matter most to workers and their families.

Join thousands of people from across Canada who are scheduling virtual meetings with their MPs. Below you will find all the tools you need to ensure a successful meeting – including training videos, policy explainers, lobbying guides and more.

In the news

The recent confidence-and-supply agreement between the Government and the NDP promises action on a number of critical issues – but what exactly does it mean?

Setting the record straight

Learn how to talk about the benefits of the agreement with your friends, family and fellow workers.

Book a meeting with your MP

Use this simple tool and follow the script to schedule a virtual lobby meeting with your MP.

Download the Activist guide

You’ll find everything you need in the activist guide. From how to prepare and how to present, when you plan a meeting with your MP.

Guide to using Zoom

Whether you’re a zoom pro or a beginner, learning the basics always helps.

Watch a training video

We’re here to help you build that confidence to lobby. It’s simple! Watch these videos to learn how to tell your story and influence decision-makers to take action.

Feedback survey

In a post-pandemic reality, what needs to change to make things more fair for everybody? Take our survey and help us define the next phase of the Forward Together campaign.

Recent News

Never Again: Canada’s Unions Mark December 6 with Call to End Gender-Based Violence

Canada’s unions are marking the 34th anniversary of the attack at École Polytechnique in Montreal by urging the federal government to take concrete steps to prevent and address gender-based violence in Canada. This must include implementing ILO Convention 190 (ILO C-190), the first international standard of its kind, that acknowledges the universal right to a world of work free from…
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Canada’s unions welcome the federal government’s new advisory table giving a much-needed voice to workers

President Bea Bruske: It is crucial that governments listen to workers—they are the engine of our economy OTTAWA—Canada’s unions are pleased to see the federal government launch a Union-Led Advisory Table to help workers succeed in Canada’s economic future, announced today.  The Advisory Table will be chaired by Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, and will include 15…
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To address the ongoing affordability crisis, Parliamentarians should support Bill C-56 and back unions to counterbalance corporate power

By Dr. DT Cochrane, Senior Economist at the Canadian Labour Congress as published in The Hill Times Bill C-56, better known as the “Affordable Housing and Groceries Act”, gets its third reading this week. It includes an important change for challenging the corporate power that has worsened the affordability crisis: repeal of the “efficiency exception” from the Competition Act. Currently,…
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