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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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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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