Earth Day

Earth Day was celebrated for the first time, in the United States, on April 22, 1970. Today, more than a billion people in 193 countries now participate in Earth Day […]

Day of Mourning

In 1990, Parliament passed the Workers Mourning Day Act to recognize April 28th as the day to remember workers killed or injured on the job. Over 1,000 Canadians lose their […]

International Workers’ Day

International Workers Day, held every year on May 1, is a celebration of workers’ rights, social justice, equity and democracy. Founded by socialists in the late 19th century, the date […]

2SLGBTQ* Pride Month

June is 2SLGBTQ* Pride Month, and the CCU has created two new postcards that you can print or share online. The Confederation of Canadian Unions supports the rights of the […]

World Day Against Child Labour

152 million children are still in child labour today. Child labour occurs in almost all sectors, yet 7 out of every 10 of these children are working in agriculture. On […]

National Indigenous Peoples Day

The Confederation of Canadian Unions celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day, which recognizes the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Metis. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these […]

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