June 2011

Canadian Civil Liberties Association to Labour Minister: back-to-work legislation undermines collective bargaining

The CCLA Ottawa (17 June 2011) - The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has written to the Minister of Labour urging her to reconsider the proposal to introduce legislation that would force striking workers at Canada Post (and previously Air Canada, before a settlement was reached on June 16) back-to-work.

Freedom of association is a fundamental free collective bargaining.

Canada must prepare now for climate change impacts

Climate change impacts across Canada are become more apparent all the time. Studies are emerging warning us of imminent threats to our safety and well-being. It has become clear that many regions across Canada need to be better prepared to deal with these impacts; from sea level rise on our coasts, floods in central Canada, and water shortages in the west.

New Brunswick towns leading the way