The 47-minute documentary, called The Voice for Independent Unions in Canada, illustrates the dedication of the Confederation of Canadian Unions and the Public and Private Workers of Canada to the establishment of a democratic, independent labour movement and its commitment to growth and renewal.
The documentary also focuses on the struggles of labour activists inside the Confederation of Canadian Unions, its proud history, its work with social justice activists in Canada and around the globe, and the new economic challenges of wage stagnation and growing inequality.
The documentary will be submitted to over 50 film and documentary festivals in Canada and around the world in 2014 and 2015, including the Canadian Labour International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival and the Toronto Hot Docs Festival.
Be sure to watch the documentary in full screen and High Definition. Click on the little wheel in the bottom right corner of the video to the left of the YouTube icon, and then press 1080p HD. For full screen, simply press the little square to the right of the YouTube icon.
Director and Editor: Sean Cain
Executive Producer: Joanie Cameron Pritchett