The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women commemorates the 14 women killed at the École Polytechnique in Montreal in 1989. On December 6th, people across the country remember and mourn this most extreme example of violence against women.
The latest budget implementation act (Bill C-4) now being debated by Parliament will drastically change and reduce health & safety protections for workers in federal jurisdiction. The proposed changes to the Canada Labour Code put workers’ lives at risk.
The leadership of the PSAC and members of the National Aboriginal Peoples Circle join the chorus of Canadians who condemn the heavy-handedness used by police against a people who had been previously staging their blockade with only drums and feathers.