Labour

Celebrating Labour Day Every Day

September 3, 2013

How did you spend your Labour Day? Many of us across this great and diverse nation enjoyed the weekend with family and friends at backyard barbecues, camp sites, small-town parades, below brilliant firework displays, or catching a CFL game. Labour Day has been celebrated by Canadian workers since the 1880s, officially recognized as the first [...]

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Unpacking CLAC

July 25, 2013

“What do you do for a living?” This question is asked of all of us on a regular basis—on vacations, during casual conversation with the new neighbour across the street, or, as was my case recently, while chatting with a stranger sitting beside me on a three-hour flight between Saskatoon and Toronto. The length and [...]

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Fare Vs. Fair

June 20, 2013

After three days on the road, I was looking forward to going back to my home in Fort McMurray. I was booked on the six o’clock flight from Edmonton. It bothered me that I wouldn’t be home in time to see my young daughter before bedtime, so I was very excited to discover that they [...]

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Running Scared

February 25, 2011

A couple of years from now, CLAC will be celebrating its 60th Anniversary with a nationwide stewards conferece in Vancouver.  We anticipate that 600 stewards will put down their regular jobs for a few days to participate in celebrating the fact that Canada has had a responsible alternative labour union for a very long time.  [...]

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