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.

2017 Ontario workplace convictions

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Les cinq priorités du NPD

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2018 CALM annual report

CALM's 2018 annual report is available for download here.

News from CALM

November 12, 2018

CLASS WORK What we teach is who we are

“LABOUR HISTORY DOESN’T EXIST,” SAYS JIM WARREN. "There is just history. None of it happened without working people.

November 9, 2018

UBER STALLED Taxi drivers rely on themselves to escape Uber-fication


November 8, 2018

BANISHED TO THE ‘BURBS’ Downtown workers want to live where they work

LIFE IN DOWNTOWN TORONTO IS A LOT LIKE LIFE IN DOWNTON ABBEY. The people who service the needs of the those who live there are kept separate from those they work for.

November 7, 2018

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS Football player uses union contract to advance human rights stand

COLIN KAEPERNICK IS A SPECIAL FOOTBALL PLAYER. He has a conscience. It’s what led him to protest the systemic racism in the USA. It’s why no team will give him a job any more.

November 6, 2018

COMMONS TRUTHS MPs open up about life on the ‘barbecue circuit’ and other disappointments

MOST OF US THINK OUR MPS COULD DO BETTER. SO DO THEY. And they are not afraid to say so.

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Cover of the CALM guide on dealing with mediaDealing effectively with media: a guide for union communicators