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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

The following information is provided on behalf of the VDLC Women's Committee: 

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is on Friday, December 6, 2019. 

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End Funding for Private Schools

Our public education suffers from drastic understaffing and underfunding, and teachers continue to have to fight for a fair collective agreement and appropriate teaching and learning conditions. Yet over $400 million in public funds will be given to private schools this year alone.

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End the Lockdown, Free Leonard Peltier

Leonard Peltier is a member of the American Indian Movement who is currently imprisoned at Coleman 1 penitentiary in Florida, convicted of killing an FBI agent in a shootout on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in 1975. 

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VDLC Opposes Plan to Cut Culinary Arts Program in Vancouver

The Vancouver and District Labour Council is calling upon the Vancouver School Board to reject a proposal by the Food Services Working Group which would cut, contract-out, or privatize existing programs and services.

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VDLC Reaches 130th Anniversary

One hundred and thirty years ago today, on November 21, 1889, the Vancouver and District Labour Council was founded.

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Solidarity with the People of Chile

Since October 18, Chileans have joined together in massive protests, strikes, and community assemblies against the unjust economic conditions imposed by neo-liberalism and by the current government of billionaire Sebastian Piñera. 

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