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February 11, 2008

Give more than flowers and chocolates this year - help African communities in need.

November 22, 2007

Canada is ignoring the plight of the people of Colombia by negotiating a free trade agreement with the Uribe government.

August 22, 2014

Impressive start to a weekend of bringing together diverse social movements.  The theme: Build Together—Win Together—The Future Is Ours!

August 15, 2014

It is less than a week until the start of the Peoples' Social Forum—a joyous gathering with special exhibitions, work and peoples history tours, film screenings, critical mass rally, a pow-wow, street performances, concerts, games, and building new relationships.

July 8, 2014

"We urge the government to come to the table in good faith, clearly understanding the role public service workers play in strengthening our society and our economy, to negotiate fair wages and working conditions." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

May 28, 2014

The Route of Shame takes place during the 103rd International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva. A major focus of the annual ILC is to determine whether countries are upholding their obligations to respect the rights of workers and their trade unions under International Labour Organization conventions.

February 18, 2014

The film’s director is David Yates, who made the last four Harry Potter movies. The actors involved include: Andrew Lincoln (star zombie-fighter on the hit AMC TV show The Walking Dead), Bill Nighy (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Love, Actually), Javier Cámara (star of Pedro Almodóvar films Talk to Her and Bad Education), Clémence Poésy (Harry Potter), and Heike Makatsch (Love, Actually).

February 11, 2014

The National Union is providing financial contribution to the Russian LGBT Network and encourages others to do likewise.  The Network is doing amazing work in the face of both state repression and street violence. 

February 10, 2014

“This is an incredible story that a small group of 45 workers in St. John’s would receive such international attention and solidarity from workers as far away as Argentina, Australia, Belgium, the United States, and across Canada. We are very grateful for the support that helped our workers through this difficult time." — Carol Furlong, NAPE President.

February 6, 2014

You can make a difference in this struggle for fair treatment in the workplace, and especially as FloraHolland reorganizes its business, by sending an email to FloraHolland Directors.