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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Events
Re-circulated by the New Westminster & District Labour Council National Day for Truth and Reconciliation   On behalf of our Executive Board, delegates, and staff, we acknowledge the first National ...read more
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Re-circulated by the New Westminster & District Labour Council **September 30, 2021 is Orange Shirt Day**   The Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Nation, who announced more than 200 unmarked graves had ...read more
Webinar on Paid Sick Leave for BC Workers
Shared on behalf of the BC Federation of Labour The BCFED is thrilled to share the details for an upcoming lunchtime webinar – Beyond the Pandemic: Permanent Paid Sick Leave ...read more
Survey: The Impact of COVID-19 on Anti-Asian Discrimination and Hate Victimization: What do BC Residents Think?
Circulated on Behalf of NWDLC From SFU’s School of Criminology Researchers in Simon Fraser University’s School of Criminology are seeking information about discrimination and hate victimization during COVID-19 for a study ...read more
Feedback Wanted on Two Surveys: Skilled Trades Certification and Paid Sick Leave
Re-circulated on behalf of the New Westminster & District Labour Council Here are two important opportunities for feedback and input. Please take a moment to complete the surveys and share ...read more
Feedback Wanted on Proposed Changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Temporary Foreign Workers)
Shared on behalf of the Canadian Labour Congress Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) are proposing regulatory amendments to the Immigration and Refugee ...read more
August 5th Hilton Metrotown Sit-In
Shared on behalf of Unite HERE! Local 40   ACTION: August 5th Hilton Metrotown Sit-In! RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/498439964549646 After 112 days of being locked out, it’s time we stand together ...read more
Stand With Asians Coalition Petition
Recirculated from SWAC/ MP Peter Julian petition-take action!   STAND WITH ASIANS COALITION (SWAC) IS CALLING ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO TAKE PRACTICAL AND CLEAR STEPS TO COMBAT HATE, PROTECT ...read more
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day
Re-circulated by the New Westminster & District Labour Council National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21 This National Indigenous Peoples Day we stand in solidarity and support with Indigenous communities. ...read more
Unequal Women Campaign
Circulated on behalf of NWDLC Shared on behalf of Single Mothers’ Alliance BC   At our regular meeting, delegates voted to sign on to the Open Letter Calling on Hotels ...read more