Toronto – June 12, 2013 – With his government’s reputation for transparency and accountability in tatters over the Senate scandal, Harper tries to change the channel by once again going after his favourite target: Canada’s workers.
Toronto – May 22, 2013 – The International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations' international body on labour rights, has released a report regarding the application of ILO conventions. It gave the Stephen Harper government and the provincial governments of Alberta and Ontario failing grades with respect to labour rights for agriculture workers.
Toronto – May 6, 2013 – The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is at it again: blaming workers for everything that is wrong with government and the economy while giving Government Boss Stephen Harper and his Conservatives a free pass.
Calgary – April 26, 2013 – This past week a video was found concerning a Calgary home builder, Cal Wenzel of Shane Homes, bragging about a group of businessmen he got together to raise $1.1 million to elect pro-development city councilors in Calgary.
Ottawa – April 24, 2013 – UFCW Canada members across the country are joining the growing number of Canadians who are very concerned about the Conservative government’s secret deal with China, in the form of the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA).
Winnipeg – April 22, 2013 – The New Democratic Party (NDP) government of Manitoba unveiled its progressive and innovative 2013 budget this past Tuesday. Premier Greg Selinger stated that his government's budget “builds a better Manitoba for today and for the long term, while protecting what matters most to families in an uncertain world.”