May 10, 2017

Final BC election results may take two weeks!

Vancouver, BC – The ruling Liberals under Premier Christy Clark entered this election with a 49 seat majority and left with the first minority government since 1952. The NDP under the leadership of John Horgan won 41 seats, the Liberals retained 43 and the Green Party won three and hold the balance of power in this minority government. There were several close results that will require a recount which could

Canadian Labour Congress meets in Toronto

Toronto, ON – The 28th Constitutional Convention of the CLC is meeting in Toronto May 8-12th. The IAM has 65 delegates from across the country attending who will introduce no fewer than 17 resolutions on matters such as airport privatization, contract flipping, pay equity, health and safety, workers’ rights and free trade agreements. The convention will be highlighted on Thursday with the elections of a new Secretary Treasurer and two

IAM celebrates May Day with airport demo against privatization

Toronto, ON – The rain was constant, the wind was biting and so was the IAM response to privatization of Canada’s airports. IAM members were the most prominent of the airport unions attending the 2017 May Day demo along the departure level at Pearson Airport’s Terminal One. The idea was to bring public attention to the trial balloon floated recently by the Trudeau Liberals. The government has calculated it can