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Boycott Hilton Metrotown and Pacific Gateway Hotel

We support the boycott of the Metrotown Hilton and Pacific Gateway Hotel called by the BC Federation of Labour. These hotels are engages in a draconian attempt to use the pandemic as an opportunity to fire long term employees and roll back wages and benefits.

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Labour Day for Kids! - Colouring Contest

Our Labour Day kids’ colouring contest is back! Contest open now until the end of August!

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Vancouver City Council Endorses Vote16BC!

At its June 24 meeting, Vancouver City Council endorsed the Vote16BC campaign to reduce the voting age in British Columbia to sixteen years. 

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Vancouver City Council Supports Hotel Workers!

On June 24, Vancouver City Council passed supporting the right of laid-off hotel workers to return to their jobs. Vancouver now joins Burnaby, Victoria, and New Westminster who have previously passed motions supporting the workers. 

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Labour Council Releases Municipal Polling Results

The Vancouver and District Labour Council is releasing the results of recent polling conducted on their behalf in the City of Vancouver by Research Co. The poll explores voter attitudes toward, and recognition of political parties and potential candidates. The results include a notably strong showing for Mayor Kennedy Stewart, with 49% approval.

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VDLC Calling on City Council to Support Vote16BC, Hotel Workers

The VDLC is highlighting two important motions coming to Vancouver City Council next week. The first is to support the Vote16BC campaign to reduce the voting age to 16. The other is to support hotel workers who are fighting for the right to return to their jobs as the industry reopens post-pandemic. 

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