May 5th is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
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May 5th is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

506 MMIWG cases were identified across 71 selected urban cities 128 were cases of missing indigenous women 280 were cases of murdered indigenous women 98 were cases with an “unknown status” 29 The median age of MMIWG victims Wear RED on May 5th and post a photo on social media with the hashtag #NationalDayofAwareness #MMNWG…

International Women’s Day 2022: Gender equality depends on a healthy care economy

International Women’s Day 2022: Gender equality depends on a healthy care economy

This International Women’s Day, Canada’s unions are highlighting the critical importance of care work and calling for greater support for care workers and investments in Canada’s care systems. While International Women’s Day takes place on Tuesday, March 8, we encourage you to share these materials anytime during the week of March 6-13. Below you will…

World Day for Decent Work 2021

World Day for Decent Work 2021

Calling for Worker-centred Pandemic Recovery Canada’s unions are marking the World Day for Decent Work on October 7, by calling on the federal government to focus on workers in their pandemic recovery plans and replace lost jobs with better ones. “The pandemic has highlighted the existing inequity and precarity in Canada’s job market and shone…

Labour Day Rally to Celebrate Health Care Workers September 6th

Labour Day Rally to Celebrate Health Care Workers September 6th

The Kamloops and District Labour Council is holding a Labour Day Rally to support our Health care workers.and thank them for their work and their sacrifices. Come out this holiday Monday September 6th at 7pm (In the tradition of the nightly pot banging). You will find us at the corner of 3rd and Columbia across from the Royal Inland Hospital. Bring your…

215 Children Buried on the former Kamloops Indian Band Reserve

We were saddened and shocked by the horrific discovery of 215 children buried on the former Kamloops Indian Residential School site. Our hearts grieve with the families, survivors, and community for the loss of these innocent children. It is both shameful and heartbreaking. We honour the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc, who are now the caretakers of…

2021 Day of Mourning Online Ceremony and Car Parade
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2021 Day of Mourning Online Ceremony and Car Parade

The Kamloops & District Labour Council’s Online Day of Mourning Ceremony Every year on the Day of Mourning, we mourn the dead and recommit to fighting for the living. The KDLC and Canadian unions are marking the National Day of Mourning by calling attention to the human cost of the COVID-19 pandemic. For over a…