Union recommends acceptance when ratification votes are held in January.
Survey of child care standards in 25 developed countries
Social Development Canada announces 2009 benefit rates for the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS).
Ottawa (6 December 2008) - Human Resources and Skills Development Canada announced yesterday the next benefit rates for the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS).
Canadian arctic indigenous peoples and environmental groups launch a united call for action on climate change at United Nations negotiations.
Canadians unite to demand a real deal at UN climate negotiations in Poland. On December 7, 2008, thousands will gather in communities across Canada to call for action to stop climate chaos.
(Dec 5, 2008) -- 'We've got an extremely rare opportunity right now to make progressive change in Canada -- to force our governments to deliver a plan that will ensure a strong economy, fair society and clean environment for all of us.'
Members of Parliament must take a serious look at the sustainability of biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel. Setting fuel targets before the creation of sustainable production criteria jeopardizes any emission reductions from these fuels.
Labour unions at the Poznan meetings are firmly committed to emission reductions based on the science from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports.
An international coalition of labour groups calls for human rights, economic justice and science-based targets at the December 2008 UN meetings in Poznan.
Defeating a government doesn’t have to trigger an election
By Helen Forsey
In his widely criticized fiscal update on November 27, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty proposed that federally regulated pension plans will have twice as much time—10 years instead of five—required for solvency payments.