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PPWC Makes Big Impact at BC Forestry Summit

On March 12, 2024, members of the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC), along with UNIFOR and the United Steelworkers, participated in a summit in Victoria with members of the British Columbia provincial government. […]



Calendar of Events

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    2SLGBTQ* Pride Month
    2SLGBTQ* Pride Month
    Jun 1 all-day
    2SLGBTQ* Pride Month
    June is 2SLGBTQ* Pride Month, and the CCU has created two new postcards that you can print or share online. The Confederation of Canadian Unions supports the rights of the 2SLGBTQ* community in Canada and...
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    World Day Against Child Labour
    World Day Against Child Labour
    Jun 12 all-day
    World Day Against Child Labour
    152 million children are still in child labour today. Child labour occurs in almost all sectors, yet 7 out of every 10 of these children are working in agriculture. On this World Day Against Child...
    Juneteenth Freedom Day
    Juneteenth Freedom Day
    Jun 19 all-day
    Juneteenth Freedom Day
    Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. The troops’ arrival came...
    National Indigenous Peoples Day
    National Indigenous Peoples Day
    Jun 21 all-day
    National Indigenous Peoples Day
    The Confederation of Canadian Unions celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day, which recognizes the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Metis. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples,...



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    Documentary - 47 minutes

    The 47-minute documentary, called The Voice for Independent Unions in Canada, illustrates the CCU's dedication to the establishment of a democratic, independent labour movement, its newfound working relationship with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), and its commitment to growth and renewal. The documentary also focuses on the struggles of labour activists inside the CCU, its proud history, its work with social justice activists in Canada and around the globe, and the new economic challenges of wage stagnation and growing inequality.
    The documentary will be submitted to over 50 film and documentary festivals in Canada and around the world in 2014 and 2015, including the Sundance Film Festival and the Toronto Hot Docs Festival. Be sure to watch the documentary in full screen and High Definition. Click on the little wheel in the bottom right corner of the video to the left of the YouTube icon, and then press 1080p HD. For full screen, simply press the little square to the right of the YouTube icon. Director and Editor: Sean Cain Executive Producer: Joanie Cameron Pritchett