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A Green New Deal for Canada

With the threat of climate change looming, it is critical that we begin rapidly transforming our economy into one that will be sustainable in the long term. But in doing so, we must also create good new jobs and ensure that workers have a just transition into the new economy. 

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VDLC Opposes Tax Shift to Residential Property

The VDLC voted at our May regular meeting to oppose the recent decision of Vancouver City Council to shift 2% of property taxes from business to residential properties. 

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Regulate Gas Prices, Boost Investment in Public Transit

It is profiteering, not taxes, which is causing the outrageous prices at the pump. Enough is enough, it's time to regulate gas prices while boosting investment in public transit in order to provide more alternatives to driving.

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Let's #GetSeismicRight

The VDLC is joining with parents, education workers, and others in calling for the provincial government to #GetSeismicRight. Let's make seismic upgrading decisions with the big picture in mind, and ensure that all kids have the seismically safe space they need learn.  

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Solidarity Rally for USW Local 5114

The fight for justice continues and is coming to Vancouver - May 23

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May Day Speech 2019

The following is the speech given by VDLC President Stephen von Sychowski at the march and rally organized for International Workers Day 2019 by the Vancouver May Day Organizing Committee. 

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