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…

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…

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…

Reminder: Car Parade and Day of Mourning Ceremony April 28th
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Reminder: Car Parade and Day of Mourning Ceremony April 28th

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: https://kdlc.ca/ When: April 28,…

Day of Mourning 2021 – The Human Cost of COVID-19
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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: https://kdlc.ca/ When: April 28,…

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

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…

Kamloops Annual Shoe and Red Dress Memorial 2020 Event Going Online
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Kamloops Annual Shoe and Red Dress Memorial 2020 Event Going Online

(Kamloops) The Kamloops Annual Shoe and Red Dress Memorial will not be holding an in-person event this year due to COVID 19 restrictions. It is also the organizers desire to help keep everyone safe. Local Kamloops woman, Lynn Chassé and her family started the Annual Kamloops Shoe Memorial to coincide with the Day of Remembrance,…

Municipalities need help
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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…