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

An economy rigged against workers could mean a ‘Winter of Discontent.’

By Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, as published in the The Globe and Mail. Lockdowns, Russia’s attack on Ukraine, convoy occupations and worker walkouts – last year wasn’t easy. We all hope 2023 brings less hardship. Certainly, the last thing Canadians want right now is labour unrest across the country, but the strikes we’re seeing across the Atlantic…
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Bank of Canada’s eighth consecutive rate hike means workers will take another hit

Bruske: With inflation moderating, Bank of Canada has no excuse to further burden Canadians OTTAWA––Canada’s unions are disappointed by the central bank’s decision to continue with its monetary tightening. The most recent consumer price index numbers in Canada and abroad showed that inflation is moderating – yet the Bank is stubbornly raising interest rates for the eighth time.   “We…
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Politicians must collaborate to find solutions for Canada’s struggling workers

Bruske: The choices facing decision-makers in the coming months will shape Canada for years to come and Canada’s unions will be there to demand a better Canada for all workers. OTTAWA- As the cabinet retreat adjourns and all parties prepare for the return of Parliament next Monday, Canada’s unions are urging cooperation and collaboration focused on helping struggling families. December’s…
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