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Ontario Essex MPP says library strike reaches tipping point 2016-10-25 [CTV]

Ontario Villanova teachers suspensions 'heavy-handed,' OECTA says 2016-10-25 [CBC]

Trudeau heckled, booed at youth labour forum in Ottawa 2016-10-25 [The Star]

Newfoundland and Labrador Union 'shocked and disgusted' by City of St. John's job cuts 2016-10-25 [CBC]

Justin Trudeau gets rough ride from crowd at young workers' summit 2016-10-25 [CBC]

Nova Scotia All workers deserve paid sick days; Nova Scotia must change law to reflect that 2016-10-25 [Local Xpress]

Ontario Oxford County public health workers urge management to bargain and avert a service disruption 2016-10-25 [CUPE]

Ontario Laid off hospital laundry staff face of Sudbury’s high unemployment, appeal to MPP to “keep jobs local” 2016-10-25 [CUPE]

Ontario City 'attacking' contract language: union 2016-10-25 [TB Newswatch]

Quebec AMUSE general assembly authorizes strike mandate 2016-10-25 [The Tribune]

Ontario Union says 12 Catholic teachers suspended related to support staff strike 2016-10-25 [CTV]

Ontario Vale fined $1M in worker's death 2016-10-25 [The Star]

British Columbia Insulators welcome federal asbestos inventory 2016-10-25 [The Journal]

Ontario Closing schools won't solve board's funding problems, but will hurt students and communities 2016-10-25 [CUPE]

Ontario Trucker tricked into resigning: Union 2016-10-25 [The Star]

Ontario Disruption avoided as OPSEU members ratify deal with Town of Midland 2016-10-25 [NUPGE]

Alberta Blind spots on Edmonton transit buses leave pedestrians at risk: union 2016-10-25 [Global]

Ontario CUPE members rally outside Thunder Bay, Ontario city hall 2016-10-25 [CBC]

British Columbia Agreement reached with striking West Van bus workers; service to resume Tuesday 2016-10-25 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Province's teachers take strike vote Tuesday 2016-10-25 [Local Xpress]

Ontario Disruption avoided as workers ratify deal with Town of Midland 2016-10-25 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Alberta New Chair appointed to Labour Relations Board 2016-10-24 [UNA]

Ontario Perseverance: Woman Plumber Proves Worth 2016-10-24 [UA]

Ontario OFL presentation to the standing committee on Bill 64: Protecting Interns and Creating a Learning Economy Act, 2016 2016-10-24 [OFL]

Ontario OFL endorses the November 2 National Student Day of Action 2016-10-24 [OFL]

British Columbia Nurses’ Union used scab labour 2016-10-24 [MoveUP]

October 31st: PSAC members to send Liberal government a message 2016-10-24 [PSAC]

Ontario OSSTF/FEESO calls for reassessment of testing regime following system crash 2016-10-24 [OSSTF]

Alberta Union-sponsored Syrian refugee family cleared for arrival in Calgary 2016-10-24 [NUPGE]

Oxfam report says women still getting shortchanged 2016-10-24 [NUPGE]

Backtracking on electoral reform makes another Harper-style government possible 2016-10-24 [NUPGE]

Newfoundland and Labrador DFO Must Reconsider Decision to Close the Mackerel Fishery 2016-10-24 [FFAW/Unifor]

Celebrities help Canadian unions celebrate human rights victories 2016-10-24 [CLC]

CETA’s failure is a win for democracy 2016-10-24 [CLC]

Ontario CUPE Local 1146, representing public health workers in Oxford, in a strike position Oct. 28 2016-10-24 [The Sentinel-Review]

British Columbia West Vancouver bus service on full scale strike after negotiations fail 2016-10-24 [Global]

Ontario MP touts Liberal support for CPP at union-led meeting 2016-10-24 [The Chronicle-Journal]

British Columbia West Vancouver transit workers to strike Monday 2016-10-24 [CBC]

Nova Scotia Joan Jessome reflects on difficult path she walked to become NSGEU president 2016-10-24 [CBC]

Manitoba Government union re-elects Michelle Gawronsky as president 2016-10-23 [CBC]

Newfoundland and Labrador FFAW president hopes Canada-EU trade talks aren't finished 2016-10-23 [CBC]

The Directors Guild of Canada honours the best in the business at the 15th annual DGC Awards 2016-10-23 [DGC]

Newfoundland and Labrador FFAW says Time to Renegotiate as CETA Stalls 2016-10-23 [VOCM]

The Trouble with Billionaires: Why Too Much Money at the Top Is Bad for Everyone 2016-10-22 [CALM]

British Columbia BCTF members take the lead with province-wide professional development conferences 2016-10-22 [BCTF]

CUPE says Netflix should pay their fair share 2016-10-22 [CUPE]

Trudeau government tilts towards privatization, must get back on course 2016-10-22 [CUPE]

Ontario Freeze Sudbury hospital laundry contract until investigation clears up questions about the integrity of murky process 2016-10-22 [CUPE]

Nova Scotia Halifax outside municipal workers ratify new contract 2016-10-22 [CUPE]

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This month in labour history

1-10-1741 Workers at the Royal Shipyard in Quebec organize the first recorded strike in Canadian history. [more]

6-10-2011 The first H&M retail outlet in Canada is organized in Mississauga, Ontario. [more]

8-10-1906 Workers locked out for organizing a union at the MacLaren pulp mill at Buckingham, Québec are attacked by company police. Union officers Thomas Bélanger and François Thériault are shot dead. [more]

12-10-1973 A strike by immigrant workers at the Artistic Woodwork factory in suburban Toronto attracts strong support from political activists and exposes the role of police in protecting strikebreakers. [more]

13-10-1944 The Trades and Labour Congress charters Federal Union Local 180 at Vancouver General Hospital. This is the beginning of the Hospital Employees' Union of British Columbia, the province's largest health care union. [more]

14-10-1976 In Canada's first country-wide general strike, one million workers join a Day of Protest against the federal government's wage controls policy. [more]

16-10-1963 More than 200 nurses start an illegal strike at the Hôpital Sainte-Justine in Montréal. They are seeking an end to overwork and recognition of their role in the health system. The thirty-day strike achieves a settlement that encourages unionization. [more]

18-10-1935 Farm labourer Nicholas Schaack, 51, dies in hospital following head injuries received on Market Square in Regina on Dominion Day, when the Royal Canadian Mounted Police brought the On to Ottawa Trek of unemployed workers to a violent end. [more]

23-10-1958 At Springhill, Nova Scotia 75 men are killed in a mine disaster and 81 miners are rescued the next day. A group of twelve miners are rescued on 30 October and a final group of seven are located and brought to the surface on 1 November. [more]

30-10-1971 A protest against a lockout at the daily La Presse in Montréal ends in a street battle between thousands of workers and police. When tear gas is used, student activist Michèle Gauthier, an expectant mother, dies of suffocation. [more]