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Add Your Voice: Urgent Support for Frontline Workers

While the public is asked to stay home, frontline workers put themselves at risk every day to ensure that we are taken care of and have what we need. Join us in calling on all levels of government to work together to establish the following urgent measures to protect frontline workers.

Federal Approval of Safe Supply

The VDLC applauds the Federal Government's approval of safe supply for the City of Vancouver. Thank you to all who campaigned for this important, life-saving reform and to Mayor Kennedy Stewart and Council for their work on this issue. 

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Letter to Government re: Frontline Workers

The following letter was sent on April 2 as part of our ongoing advocacy for working people during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Affiliate & Community Campaigns

In addition to our own advocacy and and organizing around the needs and demands of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our affiliates and community allies are running campaigns on a variety of issues. Here is a list, please lend your support!

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DTES JUC Continues to Advocate for Workers and Community

As noted in our March 24th open letter to Premier John Horgan and Mayor Kennedy Stewart, the VDLC recently began convening a Joint Union Committee composed of unions representing Community Health and Community Social Service workers in the Downtown Eastside. 

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Protect Front-Line Workers

While the public is called upon to stay home in order to limit the spread of COVID-19, thousands of front-line workers continue to be required to report for work in order that the rest of us may have access to medical care, prescriptions, food, and other essential needs.

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COVID-19 Resources

This page includes links to resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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