Letter to Hassan Yussuff Regarding the Endorsement of Bill Morneau
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Letter to Hassan Yussuff Regarding the Endorsement of Bill Morneau

Dear Brother Yussuff, The Kamloops and District Labour council was dismayed at the announcement the CLC had declared support for Bill Morneau’s candidacy for the role of OECD Secretary General. We strongly object to this endorsement. Many of our affiliates have found it shocking that the CLC would choose to make a public statement in…

Provincial Election 2020

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…

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…

Kamloops & District Labour Council on COVID-19

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…

2018 KDLC Endorsed Candidates

2018 KDLC Endorsed Candidates

The Kamloops and District Labour Council believes that building strong communities requires electing people to City Councils and School Boards who will advocate for fair, just and accessible societies and strong public services. We are very appreciative of everyone who submitted surveys and only those who demonstrated a full understanding of our issues and concerns,…

This Pride Season, Canadians Deserve a Pharmacare Plan we can be Proud of

This Pride Season, Canadians Deserve a Pharmacare Plan we can be Proud of

Canada’s unions are kicking off Pride season by renewing the call for universal pharmacare. Too many LGBTQ2SI people are among the more than 3.5 million people living in Canada who can’t afford to fill their prescriptions; and over half of people living in Canada are afraid they won’t be able to afford their prescription medication…

Canada’s Unions Support Canadian Retaliation Against American Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
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Canada’s Unions Support Canadian Retaliation Against American Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Canada’s unions today applauded the Canadian Government’s retaliation against the unjustified and unwarranted American tariffs on steel and aluminum. “I am pleased to see Canada respond so quickly and decisively to defend Canadian workers and industry against President Trump’s bullying tactics. Canada cannot waver in its defence of balanced trade,” said CLC President Hassan Yussuff….