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EVENT: Day of Mourning, April 28, 2016. View poster here.


PAST EVENT: Surrey’s 22nd Annual International Women’s Day event taking place on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 12:30 to 4:00 pm at Queen Elizabeth Secondary, 9457 King George Blvd., Surrey BC. View poster and more information here.


PAST EVENT: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Black History Month in Canada - find out more here.


NEWS: December 21, 2015 - Letter from CLC President Hassan Yussuff about Bill C-377, read here.


PAST EVENT: MP Lobby Workshop taking place at 5:00 pm at February 2016 Council meeting. Find out more here.


PAST EVENT: Retire in Style Course presented by the CLC and the New Westminster & District Labour Council - Saturday, January 16, 2016. REGISTER TODAY! For more info click here.


PAST EVENT: 21st Annual Labour Community Christmas Dinners in Vancouver and Surrey taking place on Christmas Eve 2015. Click here for more information and to find out how you can help.


NEWS: Can work be safe when home isn’t? Initial findings of a Pan-Canadian Survey on Domestic Violence and the Workplace. Click here to read. **UPDATED DECEMBER 2015**


EVENT: “Name That Anniversary Event” Contest: Delegates to the New Westminster & District Labour Council are invited to submit a name for the upcoming 50th anniversary event. Please submit your suggestion, including your name, to the NWDLC at nwdlc@shawcable.com. The winner will receive two complimentary tickets and honourable mention at the event, scheduled to take place at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster on Saturday, April 23, 2016. *UPDATE: the date for this event has been changed to October 22, 2016.


PAST EVENT: Protein for People Community Event, supported by the NWDLC. Saturday, September 19, 2015 in Maple Rige. Find out more here.


NEWS: New contract ratified at Crown Metal Packaging in Toronto, strike ends * UPDATE: CLC calls off boycott, October 16, 2015


PAST EVENT: Labour Day Picnic 2015


PAST EVENT: The Tyee presents “In Conversation with Harry Leslie Smith - The Canada We’re Losing and How to Get it Back” - Tuesday, June 16th at 7:00 pm. Watch the video of Harry giving a moving speech and find out more about this event here. This event will also be live streamed.


PAST EVENT: The Broadbent Institute presents “Learning from the Historic Alberta Election” - a lunchtime event taking place on Monday, June 1st from noon to 1:30 pm at SFU’s Beedie School of Business featuring a panel discussion with Gerry Scott, Mike McDonald, Anne McGrath and Kerry Towle. This event is now sold out but will be live streamed.


PAST EVENT: Free Salmon BBQ & Protein for People Annual General Meeting - all friends and supporters are welcome - RSVP required. Thursday, June 18 at 11:30 am. Read more here.


PAST EVENT: The labour movement’s “Time for Change Tour” is coming to New Westminster - June 8 at 6:30 pm at the Anvil Centre Theatre, 777 Columbia Street. Find out more here.


NEWS: Building Trades launch “Let’s Build Site C Dam Together” website


NEWS:Delegates pass Resolution for Decent Work at April 2015 meeting


NEWS: April, 2015 - Statement from the Canadian Labour Congress on Earth Day - April 22nd: Green Jobs for Earth Day


NEWS: March 25, 2015 - NWDLC endorses McDade, O’Brien and Nicholson for Vancity Election 2015 - Board of Directors - UPDATED MAY, 2015


PAST EVENT: Fundraiser for Don Davies, MP Vancouver/Kingsway “Don's House Party”; May 9, 2015. Find out more here.


PAST EVENT: Fundraiser for Jinny Sims, MP Newton North Delta; March 27, 2015. Find out more here.


NEWS: March 17, 2015 - Canadian Labour Congress issues cross country BOYCOTT of aluminum can manufacturer Crown Holdings Inc. in support of striking United Steelworkers members who have been on picket line for 18 months at Ontario plant. Find out more here.


NEWS: March 16, 2015 - Universal public drug coverage would save Canada billions, finds UBC study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Read here.


NEWS: The New Westminster & District Labour Council is pleased to offer Labour Education Scholarships to attend the 2016 CLC Harrison Winter School. Deadline for submission is September 30, 2015. Find out more here.


NEWS: Support Protein for People with UNION PURCHASE


PAST EVENT: Labour Education Courses are being offered by the New Westminster & District Labour Council in February 2015. Sign up today! Find out more here.


NEWS: The Frank Wall Leadership Development Scholarship application extended to Tuesday, December 16, 2014. This Scholarship is offered by the Canadian Labour Congress Pacific Region for a successful applicant to attend the Parliamentary Procedure and Public Speaking course at the 2015 Harrison Winter School.Find out more here.


PAST EVENT: December, 2014 - 20th Annual Labour Community Christmas Dinners taking place on Christmas Eve in Vancouver and Surrey.


PAST EVENT: Retirement Security Town Hall Meeting, presented by the Canadian Labour Congress. Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 2:00 pm at the West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street, Vancouver.


NEWS: November, 2014 - High election success rate for NWDLC endorsed candidates for Mayor, Councillor and School Trustee positions in 2014 municipal elections


NEWS: October, 2014 - New Westminster & District Labour Council endorses Municipal & School Trustee Candidates for 2014 Elections

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