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March 23, 2017

CALM Editor Nora Loreto searched for media releases from all CALM members who are national unions, and whose media releases were available.

March 22, 2017

After the Trudeau government introduced its first budget last year, Canada’s unions were optimistic, but knew that much more would be needed to really build a fairer and more prosperous Canada.

March 20, 2017

Judges for the CALM 2017 Awards are announced. Awards submissions are accepted until March 31st. 

March 03, 2017

February 14, 2017

February 10, 2017

Stephen Harper didn’t hide what he thought of working people. His government waged attacks against collective bargaining.

February 06, 2017

By at least mid-November, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was implementing a political strategy to scuttle electoral reform.

February 02, 2017

Souhaitez-vous contrer le décret de Donald Trump interdisant l’accès au territoire américain aux ressortissants musulmans?

Are you wondering what you can do to fight Donald's Trump travel ban on members of the Muslim community and refugees?

January 23, 2017

The Conservative party will elect its next leader on May 27, 2017.

January 18, 2017

The economy, the French language and terrorism were the winners of last night's Conservative Party debate. Winners in that they got the most attention.

Union activists took a collective sigh of relief when the Harper Conservatives lost the 2015 election.

January 17, 2017

Up until now, the concept of Basic Income (BI) has enjoyed a greater history of being proposed than of being implemented. We may well be approaching a period, however, when this changes.

December 16, 2016

It’s almost too easy to become uselessly cynical these days.


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