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2015 News Archives

15.12.15 |  Vice Canada digital media workers seek unionization

15.11.16 |  Canadian Labour Congress makes TPP a top priority

15.11.10 |  PM Trudeau hits reset button with labour movement

15.11.05 |  Trudeau must demand changes to ‘damaging’ TPP: Trade Justice Groups

15.10.30 |  Media unions declare non-confidence in CBC leadership, demand resignations

CWA Canada President Martin O'Hanlon, who is also a spokesman for the Trade Justice Network, addressed a crowd of activists gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, where trade ministers are in a round of final negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TJN is urging Canada to not sign the 'deeply flawed' deal because it is bad for the country and democracy.

15.09.21 |  Lacroix: Public broadcasters ‘risk being boiled to death’

Celebrating gains
made by Labour

Canadians across the country marched in Labour Day parades on Monday to celebrate the benefits unions have brought to all workers (including long weekends!). Thousands turned out in Toronto, where CWA Canada President Martin O'Hanlon (centre) joined members who belong to the Canadian Media Guild, which took the opportunity to spread the word about its campaign to Champion Public Broadcasting. The future of the CBC hinges on the outcome of the Oct. 19 election.

15.09.08 |  O'Hanlon: Remember Labour Day on election day

15.08.19 |  CWA Canada appeals to Alberta publisher to bring jobs back from India

15.07.10 |  Conrad Black echoes union’s call to Postmedia to boost quality journalism

15.06.17 |  75% of Canadians have never heard of major “TPP” trade deal being negotiated in secret

15.06.07|  Probe of ‘rail fatigue’ wins CAJ Labour Reporting award

15.06.04|  Associate Members develop supports for emerging media workers

15.05.27|  Policy on interns aims to improve working conditions

15.05.27|  CWA Canada forges coalition to take on TPP

15.05.25|  Alberta Local fights plan to ship newspaper jobs to India

15.04.27|  Media union urges CBC chief to ‘be brave, do his duty’ on stable funding

15.04.24|  CWA Canada Associate Members launch Media Works

15.04.19|  Memorial scholarship winners eye careers in digital world

Troy Fleece photo
Once a year, representatives of CWA Canada Locals gather to debate issues, swap information,
discuss current events and map out plans for the future. These are the people who volunteer countless
hours to ensure your union is doing its utmost for workers and their families.

15.04.18|  CWA Canada’s senior leaders elected to new terms

Deborah Richmond photo
Delegates to the National Representative Council joined the Bill C-51 protesters who gathered outside
the Prime Minister's Office in Ottawa on Saturday prior to a march to the Byward Market.

15.04.14|  CWA Canada joins calls to scrap ‘secret police’ bill

15.03.26|  National election at CWA Canada under way

15.03.25|  Union ‘troubled’ by near monopoly as Postmedia cleared to buy Sun Media papers

15.03.10|  ‘Bleak day for journalism’ as Irving papers in New Brunswick ditch photographers

Tim Bousquet podcast
Investigative journalist Tim Bousquet explores the nitty gritty of the Chronicle Herald’s pressroom lockout in this wide-ranging
discussion with Martin O’Hanlon, president of CWA Canada. The radio interview, recorded on Feb. 26, and which begins
at the 17:25 minute mark, was part of the Halifax Examiner’s inaugural podcast on March 1.

15.03.08|  ‘Lousy deal’ ends two-week lockout of Halifax pressroom

15.02.21|  Union outraged at pressroom lockout after concessions offered

15.02.17|  Unions demand Harper apologize for ‘shocking’ CBC/Radio-Canada remarks

15.02.13|  Union seeks legal intervention in looming lockout in Halifax

15.01.05|  Workers, students, public welcome at Ottawa media mixer

15.01.05|  A Call to Action in 2015: Save the CBC, Stop the TPP


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