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    Rally – Dec. 16, 2017 – Stop Bill C-23

    Bill C-23 Under Bill C-23, the current Preclearance Act would be replaced by a new statute based on the Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine, and Air Transport Preclearance that expands the preclearance program to other forms of transportation. The controversy lies in new rules that …

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    Community Labour Dinner Dec. 24 – BC Federation of Labour

    In the past the ILWU has been a big part of the BC Federation of Labour’s Christmas Eve Dinner, supplying gifts, donations and volunteers. This year we hope to re-invigorate that tradition. Please post for those who wish to help as a proud member of …

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  • Family

    Help Save a Sister Battling Cancer

      Dear Brothers and Sisters, Shawn Carr is a member of the ILWU Local 502.  His wife Cheryl Patch is currently battling cancer.  The treatment that will save her life is not approved for her particular type of cancer so will not be covered by …

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    Union Video for Sale

    Our friends at the Workers’ History Museum in Ottawa have produced a documentary video that covers the historic compromise in 1946 that ended a 99-day strike by creating a new form of union security.  The Rand Formula is named after its creator, Mr Justice Ivan …

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  • Pharmacare

    Pharmacare Video Launch – Nov. 2017

    Sisters and brothers, As part of our national campaign for universal pharmacare, we have just launched our powerful new video telling the story of Judy Pope, a Cambridge, Ontario woman forced to make an impossible choice: pay for medication that would prolong her life, or …

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