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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Day of Mourning 2021 – The Human Cost of COVID-19

Kamloops, BC – April 28, 2021 In Kamloops and area, workers, unions and community will gather online to remember and mourn the working people who have died or who were injured on the job and recommit to fight for the living. What: Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) Virtual Memorial Where: When: April 28, … Read more

Kamloops and District Labour Council supports the “End the Blood Ban” Campaign

In 2015, the Liberal Government promised to end the blood donation ban.  This blood ban discriminates against gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men and prevents them from donating blood.  The government promised to move to implement a behaviour-based model that would eliminate the ban.  In 2019 the Liberal government reduced the … Read more

End Violence Against Women Virtual Memorial

On the 31st anniversary of the 1989 Montreal massacre and the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women join PSAC in a End Violence Against Women Virtual Memorial, Sunday December 6th 5:00PM – 5:40PM This event is open to all. Please SIGN UP and we will send you the Zoom coordinates at noon … 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

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