Provincial Election 2020

In an effort to better understand how the candidates in the upcoming provincial election stood on current important labour issues, the Kamloops & District Labour Council composed a set of five questions. The five questions were sent to all eight of the candidates running in the Kamloops-North Thompson and Kamloops-South Thompson electoral districts. Question 1 … Read more

Kamloops & District Labour Council 2020 Student Bursaries

The Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) is offering five (5) $1,000 (one thousand dollar) – one is the Jack Kerssen bursary in a trades field of study) and the Cynthia Friedman bursary (to women in S.T.E.M or trades study) to students who are members or relatives of members of unions that are affiliated to, … Read more

Labour Day Prizes Announced

View the Exciting Prize Draws using the Wheel of Labour Thank you to everyone for taking part in our online Labour Day celebration. We had an overwhelming number of people participate in both our Labour Quiz and Labour Scavenger Hunt. All winners will be contacted shortly to arrange prize pick up or delivery. Thank you … Read more

Labour Day is an Opportunity to Rally for a Stronger Canada

This Labour Day, as we pause to recognize the historic contributions of working people in Canada, it feels like there is little to celebrate and much to hope for. This COVID-19 crisis has been very hard for workers across the country—those who have lost loved ones, those who were put out of work, and those … Read more

This Labour Day, the nation’s unions advocate for a disaster-proof plan for Canada

Kamloops, BC – August 27, 2020 – In Kamloops and area, workers, unions and community leaders will gather online to celebrate the contributions of working people and to launch the campaign, Moving Forward. What: Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) Virtual Celebration Where: When: September 7, 2020 Canada has weathered the pandemic better than … Read more

Municipalities need help

Municipal workers are on the frontlines going flat out to deliver the public services that keep us safe during COVID-19. But responding to this pandemic has left municipal governments in financial crisis. Their revenues have collapsed and unanticipated costs are soaring. Without financial help, municipalities will be forced to cut the vital local services our … Read more

Kamloops & District Labour Council on COVID-19

Our community is facing a crisis. The COVID pandemic impacted everyone, and local governments haven’t been spared. Municipal governments are an important economic driver in our communities. They provide vital services like libraries, road construction, policing and fire fighting, garbage and recycling collection, and many more services we take for granted. However, COVID is having an … Read more

Day of Mourning Presentation

Jim Waldie made a presentation via webcam to Kamloops City Council for the National Day of Mourning on April 28th on behalf of the Kamloops & District Labour Council. The presentation starts at about 3:30.  

Day of Mourning 2020

This year the long running Kamloops and District Labour Council Day of Mourning Ceremony has had to be cancelled due to the Pandemic and closure of City Facilities. Traditionally, Day of Mourning ceremonies and events have helped us mark an important day in our movement, allowing workers and families to come together every year to mourn for the … Read more