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COVID-19 Resources

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

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Free Imprisoned Union Leaders in Iran

As International Workers' Day approaches, the VDLC expresses its solidarity with the workers of the world, including those fighting for labour and human rights in Iran. The following statement of solidarity was sent to the Free Them Now campaign. 

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Tell the CPhA: Waive extra dispensing fees at pharmacies

VDLC President Stephen von Sychowski sent a letter on April 28 to Mr. Glen Doucet, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Pharmacists Association. 

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VDLC Raising Concerns Ahead of April 24 DTES Announcement

On April 23, the VDLC issued a media advisory titled "VDLC Raising Concerns Ahead of April 24 DTES Announcement" in response to news that Hon. Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction would be making an announcement about the DTES the following day. 

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Day of Mourning

The Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job is Tuesday, April 28. 

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Free Political Prisoners in the Philippines

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic it is critical more now than ever that political prisoners be released. Many countries have done so, but the Philippines has held fast and refused to follow suit despite calls from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and others. 

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