Ottawa – February 13, 2013 – “Hear my voice”, a national campaign recently launched by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), aims to mobilize the growing number of teachers and their supporters concerned about the state of democracy in Canada.
Toronto – February 1, 2013 – In December 1995, Jean Augustine, the first Black woman ever to be elected to the House of Commons, introduced a motion to “take note of the important contribution of black Canadians to the settlement, growth and development of Canada, the diversity of the black community in Canada and its importance to the history of this country, and recognize February as Black History Month.
Milton, Ont. – December 17, 2012 – With two towering red and white candy canes behind them, Local 1000A members, activists and staff spread some holiday cheer at the annual Santa Claus Parade in Milton, Ontario.
On December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations. Since then, Human Rights Day, December 10, has become an annual opportunity to celebrate and promote the human rights which are the foundation of a democratic and just country.