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Day: June 10, 2019

Final report of MMIWG inquiry calls for justice

After 24 hearings, over 2,280 witnesses and thousands of hours of testimony, the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls concluded that “we live in a country whose laws and institutions perpetuate violations of fundamental rights, amounting…

CUPE blasts Doug Ford’s wage restraint legislation

CUPE National President Mark Hancock says the Ford government’s new legislation to cap wages for union and non-union workers marks a new low for the Ontario Conservative government and vowed CUPE will fight the legislation to the very end. “This is…

‘Workers against extradition’: Hong Kong’s independent unions join massive protest against proposed new law

One million citizens filled the streets of Hong Kong on June 9 to protest proposed legislation which would allow for political critics and opponents to be extradited and tried on the mainland. IUF affiliates, members of the Hong Kong Confederation…