Issue:Human Rights

September 20 protests against 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusive school policies

September 20, 2023

This Wednesday, September 20, far-right, conservative and anti-trans groups are organizing protests against teaching 2SLGBTQIA+ content in schools. These protests are being organized under the hashtag #1MillionMarch4Children. The protests also support recent legislation passed in Saskatchewan and New Brunswick which demand that teachers advise parents if their children request to be called by a different […]

National Indigenous People’s Day: Reconciliation requires ongoing commitment and action

June 21, 2023

On June 21, Canada’s unions are marking National Indigenous People’s Day by reaffirming our steadfast commitment to advancing reconciliation and justice for Indigenous peoples, within our communities and workplaces across the country. This includes continuing to demand urgent action from the federal government on reconciliation with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. “The impacts of […]