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…

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…