The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) and the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) , with the support of Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces in Canada (ACW), released a report that explores the presence of, and potential for, … Continued
The ACW community is saddened to announce the death of Karen Hawley who passed away on July 8, 2021 in Ottawa at the young age of 58, having faced the dual challenges of Covid-19 and cancer. She is remembered by … Continued
A path to a clean and inclusive economy Canada has committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Among other implications, “decarbonizing” the Canadian economy will require the winding down of coal, oil and natural gas projects across the … Continued
CBTU calls upon Unions to take and implement anti-racist pandemic recovery plans in this moving and militant Labour Day message in Our Times Magazine. Yolanda K. McClean vows, “We will keep walking along the long road to Justice. We will not rest, … Continued
What Can Unions Do to Stop Environmental Racism? ACW, CBTU, and ACLA are hosting a webinar and inviting union and community activists to take action against environmental racism. In this moment of tremendous social change unions are asking themselves: how … Continued
The role of the labour movement in contributing to Canada’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy use has not been the subject of scholarly attention in much of the climate change literature in recent years. Unions have … Continued
The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists partnered with the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion Leadership Program to deliver “Unionism 101: Let’s Talk About Unions” to young civic leaders engaged in social justice activism on campuses and workplaces. The discussion explored … Continued
Les membres du Comité des droits de la personne du Syndicat des travailleurs et travailleuses unis de l’alimentation et du commerce (TUAC) d’un bout à l’autre du pays se sont réunis pour participer à l’atelier Green is not White Environmental Racism. Human Rights Committee members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) came together from across Canada to engage in the Green Is Not White Environmental Racism workshop.