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Support the Campaign for Free Prescription Contraceptives

Prescription contraceptives are expensive, and this barrier to access disproportionately impacts working class and poor people, especially women. It's time to promote gender equality and better health outcomes with free prescription contraceptives. That's why we endorse AccessBC

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Open Letter to Minister Bains on Child Employment Standards

The VDLC is signing on to the Open Letter to Minister Bains on Child Employment Standards, which has been issued by First Call. We need change to protect children and youth. The following motion was adopted at our March regular meeting. 

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It's Time for Mandatory Vaccinations in BC

While BC suffers another outbreak of measles, the VDLC has taken a stand for public health. At our March regular meeting the following motion was adopted, calling for the implementation of mandatory vaccination in BC. 

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VDLC Calls for Community to Oppose Racism, Fascism, and Bigotry

UPDATE - March 15: It appears that the event in question is now cancelled altogether. 

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VDLC Supports #AllOnBoard

The Vancouver and District Labour Council (VDLC) is calling for action on transit affordability, which it says can be achieved through implementing the demands of the #AllOnBoard campaign.

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Oppose Racism, Facism, and Bigotry in Vancouver

On March 15th, the Hellenic Community centre in Vancouver plans to host an event organized by the "UBC Free Speech Committee" and featuring Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux. 

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