Posts Tagged "solidarity"

In solidarity with the LGTBQ2 Community

As Pride parades and events are underway, many are taking the opportunity to pay tribute to the victims of the Orlando shooting. The signs say “never forget” and some list the names of the 49 who lost their lives in…

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Standing for teachers + quality public education.

As they say, if you can read this, thank a teacher. I’m also standing up for teachers and quality public education. Hey BC Liberals, how about a fair deal?

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Standing up for workers on May Day…

May Day is more than just the first day of May. It’s International Workers Day! Despite a late plane, I made it back to Vancouver for the May Day Rally. It’s important to stand with other workers and speak up for…

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Why am I out on a cold, windy, rainy night?

To support the locked out workers at IKEA. Solidarity! My friend Ron is one of those workers and they have been locked out for over 10 months now. IKEA has had record profits in 2013, up 3% to over $5…

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Solidarity with the BC Ferries workers and Coastal Communities

 
Clever signs at the Rally to Speak Out Against the BC Ferries Cuts

 
It was a very early morning on March 11. I caught the 7 a.m. ferry to Victoria at the Tsawwassen terminal. When I arrived in Victoria, I met…

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Plan B

Air Canada workers are on strike. Here’s some of the information posted on the BCGEU website. 
“There will be picket lines at the Kelowna and Victoria airports on Tuesday, June 14.  There will also be picket lines at the departure terminal, area and…

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March 21 International Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination

On March 21, the International Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination, I was busy at two events.

First, I was at the Vancouver Art Gallery where I participated in a rally organized by SIKLAB (Advance and Uphold the Rights of Overseas Filipino…

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Happy Labour Day!

Canada’s labour day can be traced back 136 years ago to April 14, 1872 when unions marched in a parade in support of the Toronto Typographical Union’s strike for a 58-hour work. Similar celebrations were held every spring.
Peter…

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