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 2SLGBTQ* community in Canada and […]

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 this World Day Against Child […]

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 three groups as Aboriginal peoples, […]

Canada Day 2022

During this difficult time, the Confederation of Canadian Unions wants to wish all its members and workers throughout the country a safe and happy Canada Day. Working together, we’re going to get through this, and […]

British Columbia Day 2022

British Columbia Day recalls explorer James Douglas' discovery of the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island, the site of the current city of Victoria, and the eventual announcement by the British that the region would become […]

Labour Day 2022

The origins of Labour Day can be traced back to April 14, 1872, when a parade was staged in Toronto to support the Typographical Union’s strike for a nine hour workday. After members of the […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a statutory holiday for employees in the federal government and federally regulated workplaces in Canada on September 30th. The day is intended to educate and remind Canadians […]

Remembrance Day 2022

Canadians recognize Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, every 11 November at 11 a.m. It marks the end of hostilities during the First World War and an opportunity to recall all those who have served […]

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