The Canadian Association of Labour Media provides training, news and online services to a network of union activists and editors. We aim to strengthen the labour movement by building media literacy.

Quarantine resources

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2020 Annual Report

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News from CALM

May 21, 2020

GROUND ZERO Covid-19 turns long-term care home into worst place to be

IT’S EASY TO LOCATE GROUND ZERO FOR COVID-19 IN NOVA SCOTIA. It’s right there, bottled up in a single building on a busy street in downtown Halifax; right there at 2615 Northwood Terrace, proud of itself, with it’s name written in jaunty lettering on a cheery red and white portic

PILING IT ON Banks double down on interest charges in return for mortgage ‘relief’

AMANDA MERLE THOUGHT SHE HAD LUCKED OUT. Her bank was going to let her defer her mortgage payments. When she read the fine print she didn’t feel so lucky.

GUINEA PIGGED Workers fear being ‘guinea pigs’ in test to see if it’s safe to re-open

ASKING WORKERS TO BE OUR GUINEA PIGS IS ONE THING. Giving them no choice in the matter is quite another. But that’s the reality many thousands of our workers now face.

April 21, 2020

Member online check in summary - April 15, 2020

CALM hosted an online zoom check in meeting on April 15 at 1 pm. The discussion was great with between 35 and 40 participants in the meeting.

Quarantine resources

CALM has compiled some resources to help you during the pandemic, and more are coming. If you have anything that you're looking for, please contact us.

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