Canada’s unions are marking the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster by urging Canadian companies to commit to protecting and promoting the human rights of textile workers.
With the support of the PSAC Social Justice Fund, Education in Action inspires PSAC members and others to get involved in meaningful solidarity with indigenous communities in Guatemala. When we work together, a better world is possible.
In November 2016, the Nunavut Employees Union signed an agreement with the Nunavut Government that includes a MOU that the employer shall contribute one cent (1¢) per worker per hours worked towards social justice initiatives in Nunavut.
PSAC Social Justice Fund (SJF) is organizing a 12-person delegation to travel to Guatemala in the spring of 2018 to work with and learn from grass roots organizations empowering communities.
Rights Action and Klippensteins Barristers and Solicitors travelled to Guatemala City from October 18 to 20, 2017, to meet with the plaintiffs and to prepare them for their upcoming trip to Toronto.
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a trilateral trade agreement between Canada, United States and Mexico that went into effect January 1, 1994.
Each year, members volunteer and travel to Guatemala to participate in the Education In Action project with the Comité Campesino del Altiplano (CCDA), a farmer’s coalition working for labour rights and long-term social change in Guatemala.
ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) Canada is an independent national organization of low- and moderate-income families.
ADDS Gatineau forms part of a movement of associations of welfare recipients and low-income families across Quebec.
The Association of Immigrant Women in the Outaouais, is the principal community-based organization offering specialized services to immigrant women in the region.