March 22, 2021

Statement by Minister Monsef, Head of the Delegation of Canada, to UNCSW 65th Session

New York, March 18, 2021 Bonjour, Aaniin, Salaam-Alaikum to my colleagues in the international community. I hope wherever you are, you are safe, you are well, and I wish the same for your loved ones. COVID-19 is the most serious public health crisis that Canada has ever faced. It has laid bare fundamental gaps in our society and disproportionately impacted those who were already marginalized, vulnerable, or struggling. Women have

Local Lodge 412 members at AstenJohnson ratify new contract

For immediate release 12 March, 2021 Kanata, ON – Members working at AstenJohnson in Kanata ratified their new collective agreement incorporating many gains despite the uncertainties caused by the pandemic. Shane Woito, President of Local Lodge 412, thanked the Local and the organization, for the opportunity to lead the Bargaining from start to finish. “It was exciting to have the responsibility of working with the employer, and a great experience