Labour Day 2018

Celebrating 62 years of advocating for working people, stronger communities, and the gains made for working people from the collective actions of unions. This year’s focus was on the Proportional Representation Referendum. The successful event featured local municipal election candidates, prizes, games, face painting, and ice cream.

Seeking Municipal Candidates

he members and affiliates of the Kamloops and District Labour Council have had a long history in being politically engaged in all elections as we strive for a fair and just society and working environments for all. Municipal elections impact the lives of our members and their families on many levels and they want an … Read more

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. … Read more

If You Roast it, They will come

On May 5th, people came out in droves to participate in a day of food and festivities hosted by the Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) and the JUMP program. Every year, unions and labour organizations take part in a Union Protein Project (Protein for People). Member organizations, unions, labour councils, and individual union members … Read more

2018 KDLC Bursaries

The Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) is offering four (4) $1,000 (one thousand dollar) bursaries, including the Jack Kerssens bursary, to students who are members or relatives of members of unions that are affiliated to, and in good standing with, the KDLC. Who is eligible? Members or relatives of members, of unions affiliated to … Read more

Kamloops Joins the National Call for $15

On April 15th, the Kamloops District Labour Council, workers, students, progressive political parties, and concerned citizens in Kamloops, join the national call for a $15 minimum wage. Around 40 people rallied at the North Shore transit exchange to demand that anyone who works full time should be able to live above the poverty line. This … Read more