August 23, 2012

CAW Video Contest Finalist: Jim Sadlemyer, Local 114, and Who is Ginger?

It was made to generate thought and discussion about finding ways, old and new, to organize. Re-think, Re-Organize, Re-energize. It really is a new world out there. The video teaches us a bit about labour history. The CAW has always supported music and organizing.

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August 23, 2012

Convention photos – Thursday, August 23rd

See convention photos taken on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at the Sheraton Hotel in Toronto.

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August 23, 2012

LeadNow’s Julia Pope Urges Pro-Democracy Movement

Canadians want something different from their government, but they have lost trust in our institutions and those who run them. “Canadians no longer trust institutions to act in their best interest,” said Pope. She said for many, decisions are being made by people they don’t know, in rooms that are closed to them.

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August 23, 2012

CAW Video Contest Finalist: Tim Cheung, Local 2002, & A lesson on the Canada Pension Plan

In today’s time, so many people are working harder and longer in order to make ends meet. While they are doing so; Canadians are not forgetting that one day they will retire. The problem is that far too many of us just can’t afford to save enough.

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August 23, 2012

CAW Rallies in Support of Locked out Bell TV Workers

The CAW is throwing its support behind locked out Bell TV workers, with nearly 1,000 convention delegates marching over to a Bell ExpressVu building downtown Toronto. CAW members will depart the Sheraton Centre (123 Queen Street West) at approximately 12:30 and march over to the Bell ExpressVu building, (76 Adelaide Street West) where the demonstration will take place.

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August 22, 2012

The System’s not Broken, this is Capitalism, CEP President Dave Coles says

Coles likened the neo-liberal economic policies of the Thatcher, Reagan and Mulroney governments of the 1980s with the Harper government today, who has mounted an attack on important social programs like employment insurance and public pensions.

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