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Hospital Pay Parking

The VDLC is joining those who are calling for the elimination of pay parking at BC hospitals. Pay parking brings relatively minimal funding into the medical system, but creates a barrier to accessing medical care and places unnecessary stress on patients and their loved ones. 

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#BuildSchoolsRight

The VDLC endorses the #BuildSchoolsRight campaign calling for an update to BC's school design policy, because student success requires the right school facilities. 

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#LostVotesYVR

The VDLC supports the extension of voting rights to permanent residents. At our April 2019 regular meeting we adopted the following recommendation endorsing the #LostVotesYVR campaign which is campaigning to achieve this reform in the City of Vancouver. 

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May Day - Unite to Strike!

Join the Vancouver May Day Organizing Committee in marking May Day, International Workers Day, and calling for the right to strike for all workers in Canada!

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Free Them Now

VDLC President Stephen von Sychowski met recently with representatives of the Free Them Now campaign, and expressed our ongoing solidarity with the workers of Iran. 

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Contract Flip at YVR Airport Puts 90 Food Service Workers’ Jobs at Risk

The VDLC supports UNITE HERE Local 40, and the 90 YVR workers who are facing job losses due to contact flipping. We need successorship language to protect workers in all industries in the BC Labour Relations Code. 

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