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Nova Scotia Hundreds rally at Egg Films as bitter labour dispute intensifies [The Media Co-op] 2015-07-29

Ontario Children’s Aid Society of Toronto refuses to bargain seriously, putting city’s most vulnerable children and their families at risk [CUPE] 2015-07-29

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Alberta The Real Canadian Superstrike of 2013 [UFCW] 2015-07-29

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British Columbia Town Of Qualicum Beach CUPE Workers Go Out On Strike [Business News] 2015-07-28

British Columbia City strike rolls into week two [Alaska Highway News] 2015-07-28

Nova Scotia Halifax Water racks up $2M security bill during labour disruption [CBC] 2015-07-27

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Nova Scotia UNI MEI stands with IA Local 849: Egg Films - Don't be rotten! 2015-07-30 [UNI Global Union]

Nunavut Housing threat aimed at striking workers 2015-07-29 [HRM]

Alberta Calgary court case continues for two security guards charged with assaulting pickets during a labour dispute 2015-07-29 [The Sun]

Ontario Brockville hospital cuts hurt patients: Unions 2015-07-29 [The Recorder]

Nova Scotia Egg Films, union dispute on display in downtown Halifax 2015-07-29 [The Chronicle-Herald]

British Columbia City, union reach another tentative agreement 2015-07-29 [Alaska Highway News]

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TWU, USW National Local 1944 Unit 60 Reaches Tentative Agreement with Shaw Cable 2015-07-29 [USW]

Quebec Workers at Serval Canada Foods join the union 2015-07-29 [UFCW]

By the Numbers: The state of Canadian health care 2015-07-29 [UFCW]

CRA presents smoke and mirrors on severance proposal 2015-07-29 [PSAC]

Ontario CMHA workers in Leeds-Grenville vote to join OPSEU 2015-07-29 [OPSEU]

Ontario Peel Teachers and Occasional Teachers and the Peel District School Board Agree to Implement Award of Arbitration Panel 2015-07-29 [OSSTF]

British Columbia BCGEU stands with First Nations to oppose Site C dam 2015-07-29 [NUPGE]

Ontario New Hydro One board — same old secrecy 2015-07-29 [NUPGE]

Ontario OPSEU members at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine ratify new agreement 2015-07-29 [NUPGE]

Nova Scotia Hundreds rally at Egg Films as bitter labour dispute intensifies 2015-07-29 [The Media Co-op]

Ontario Conciliation talks end after one day 2015-07-29 [The Whig-Standard]

Ontario Children’s Aid Society of Toronto refuses to bargain seriously, putting city’s most vulnerable children and their families at risk 2015-07-29 [CUPE]

Ontario Union representing Ontario school boards’ staff files for conciliation 2015-07-29 [The Guardian]

Nunavut DM: lawyers ponder cuts to strikers’ housing subsidies 2015-07-29 [Nunatsiaq]

Ontario Meat inspector shortages in Ontario putting public health at risk: union 2015-07-29 [iPolitics]

Alberta The Real Canadian Superstrike of 2013 2015-07-29 [UFCW]

Ontario Help wanted: Forest sector runs short of skilled workers, union says 2015-07-28 [CBC]

Ontario School support staff push for labour deal before fall 2015-07-28 [The Star]

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Ontario Liberals turn to teachers, ignore public servants 2015-07-28 [OPSEU]

Ontario Township, union to meet for conciliation 2015-07-28 [The Whig-Standard]

British Columbia Union to resume talks with city 2015-07-28 [Alaska Highway News]

British Columbia Town Of Qualicum Beach CUPE Workers Go Out On Strike 2015-07-28 [Business News]

Ontario School support workers consider strike action 2015-07-28 [The Globe and Mail]

Newfoundland and Labrador Gov't department charged with violations related to workplace fatality 2015-07-28 [NUPGE]

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Ontario Steelworkers ratify contracts in Cambridge 2015-07-28 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Nova Scotia Halifax Water poured $2 million into strike security 2015-07-28 [The Chronicle-Herald]

British Columbia City strike rolls into week two 2015-07-28 [Alaska Highway News]

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Ontario What is Mr. Orazietti doing to stop $10 million in patient care cuts at the Sault hospital? For more info 2015-07-27 [OCHU/CUPE]

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Ontario Professors’ union slams U of O for VP’s pay 2015-07-27 [The Citizen]

Ontario Health care unions attack Sudbury MPP, Liberals 2015-07-27 [The Star]

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This month in labour history

1-07-1935 In Regina, Saskatchewan a rally in support of the On-to-Ottawa Trek of unemployed workers is attacked by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Two men are killed and 100 injured in the police riot that contributes to the defeat of Prime Minister R.B. Bennett. [more]

1-07-1923 On Sunday evening Nova Scotia provincial police charge through crowds at the Sydney steel plant in Nova Scotia, where workers are on strike for union recognition. When the mineworkers go on a sympathetic strike, the miners' leaders are arrested. [more]

3-07-1979 Longshoremen in Saint John, New Brunswick refuse to load a shipment of heavy water for use by the military dictatorship in Argentina. The Hot Cargo protest draws attention to the abuse of human rights and secures the release of several political prisoners. [more]

7-07-1983 British Columbia introduces 26 bills to cut public services and limit union rights. Operation Solidarity launches a province-wide mobilization, supported by a wider Solidarity Coalition, that takes the province to the verge of a general strike. [more]

9-07-1793 Black petitioners and abolitionist allies succeed in gaining a law to limit slavery in Upper Canada. The importation of additional slaves is prohibited, and the children of slaves are to be freed at 25 years of age. [more]

11-07-1962 The road to universal health care reaches a turning point when Saskatchewan doctors fail to win public support for their strike against the implementation of medicare. Saskatchewan goes on to set the model for the rest of the country. [more]

13-07-2009 Steelworkers Local 6500 members begin a strike against changes to their pension plan and other concessions at Vale-Inco in Sudbury. [more]

14-07-1946 On this day in 1946 the historic Steelworkers strike against Stelco began in Hamilton. 12,000 USW members and thousands of supporters marched on the city's steel mill. [more]

23-07-1965 Postal workers across the country begin a wildcat strike that leads to full union recognition and collective bargaining rights in the postal service. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers soon emerges as one of the most militant public sector unions. [more]

24-07-1941 Thousands of workers in Arvida, Québec go on an illegal wartime strike and occupy the Alcan aluminium plant. The federal government claims enemy sabotage and sends troops. Work resumes while a settlement is negotiated. [more]

27-07-1918 Ginger Goodwin, a union organizer and socialist, is shot and killed by a special constable in the woods near Cumberland, British Columbia. In Vancouver his shooting leads to the province's first one-day general strike. [more]

28-07-1932 Three young boys die in an abandoned coal mine in Minto, New Brunswick. Two of the coal miners who come to their rescue also perish. The tragic event leads to the province's first mine safety legislation. [more]

31-07-1961 The founding convention of the New Party, soon to be the New Democratic Party, opens in Ottawa. Strongly supported by the Canadian Labour Congress, it replaces the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation. Saskatchewan premier Tommy Douglas is chosen as leader. [more]