2006


    December 22, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 44

    • Hargrove Raises Concerns Over Worker Rights in South Korea
    • CAW Donates to 42 Food Banks
    • Campaign to Protect Quebec Aluminium Jobs a Success
    • Made in Canada Matters: Bombardier Contract Approved
    • Thanks to Andrea Bewsh
    • Last Issue for 2006
    • Presentation to Katrina Volunteers
       


    December 15, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 43

    • CAW COUNCIL: December 8-10, 2006, Toronto, Ontario
    • CAW Katrina Relief Volunteers Honoured
    • Stephen Lewis Receives Human Rights Award at CAW Council
    • Victory for Human Rights on Same Sex Marriage
    • Canadian Doctors for Medicare
    • Made in Canada Matters, Moscoe says
    • Taking On Children's Mental Health Problems
    • Canadian Aerospace Campaign
    • Reason for Hope in the US, Raynor says
    • Bud Jimmerfield Award Goes to Dave Renaud
    • Negotiations Open at Falconbridge/Xstrata
    • Recommendations to CAW Council
    • The Future of VIA Rail
    • Delisted
    • Did You Know?
       


    December 8, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 42

    • Hargrove Condemns Harper on Women's Equality
    • Organ Donation: The Gift of Life
    • National Jobs Strategy Needed
    • CAW Donates $50,000 to VON Seniors' Wellness Program
    • Did You Know?
       


    December 1, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 41

    • CAW/TCA Fighting To Save Quebec Magnesium Plant
    • Pushing for Child Care
    • Action Alert: December Marriage Vote
    • Federal Economic Update: Outrageous, CLC says
    • Massive Labour Protest in Australia
    • Big Three COLA: December 1, 2006
       


    November 24, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 40

    • Strong Agreement for CAW Health Sector Members
    • Political Finance Reform in Nova Scotia
    • Changing the Status Quo in Victoria
    • National Housing Day: November 22
    • CAW/FFAW 8th Constitutional Convention
    • Did You Know?
       


    November 17, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 39

    • Settlement Victory at Vitafoam Products: Strike Over
    • Take Action Now! Support a National Child Care Act
    • CAW Leaders Elected to Municipal Councils In Ontario
    • New Agreement at Lear Plant in Kitchener
    • Made in Canada Matters
    • Bulletins
    • Fiddler on the Roof
       


    November 10, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 38

    • New Agreement at Dominion Stores in Newfoundland
    • Commit an Act of Democracy
    • Tentative Agreement in Nova Scotia Health Bargaining
    • Ontario Air Ambulance Paramedics Win First Agreement
    • CAW/FFAW Fisheries Consultations
    • Did You Know?
    • Know Your Numbers
       


    November 3, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 37

    • Settlement Victory at Durham Transit
    • Atlantic Ministers Urge Federal Support For Shipbuilding
    • CAW-UFAWU Dignity Campaign
    • CLC Labour Education Conference & Literacy Forum
    • Peggy Nash Introduces Federal Minimum Wage Bill
    • Thank You David Miller
       


    October 27, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 36

    • Anti-scab Bill Receives Second Reading
    • Back to Bargaining at Durham Transit
    • Nova Scotia Health Sector Bargaining Deadline
    • CAW Skilled Trades Katrina Relief Project
    • Action Against Poverty Week
    • Know Your Numbers
    • Cartoon
       


    October 20, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 35

    • National Action to Bring Home Canadian Troops
    • Ford Launches Cross-over Utility Vehicles in Oakville, Ontario
    • CAW Flags Fly
    • New Agreement Ends Strike at Lear Seating
    • Trade Union Firings Worldwide
    • Hargrove Calls For More Action On Clean Air
    • Rising Up!
       


    October 13, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 34

    • Be Heard - Join the Decima Research Online Panel
    • CAW Opens Bargaining with CN Rail in Montreal
    • Bargaining in Whistler B.C. A Resounding Success
    • Durham Transit Strikers Support Bargaining Committee
    • McCurdy Returned as CAW/FFAW President
    • Long-Term Care Legislation a Step Forward in Ontario
    • Did You Know?
       


    October 6, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 33

    • Fighting For Ford Jobs in Windsor
    • Anti Scab Legislation Bill C-257
    • Support the United Way
    • Heartfelt Thanks For Katrina Relief Efforts
    • Rally Against Poverty October 17
    • New Agreements at Northern Ontario Hospitals
    • Did You Know
       


    September 29, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 32

    • In Toronto Made in Canada Matters
    • Big 3 CAW Members: New Insurance Program
    • First National Rail Conference
    • Federal Government Urged to Honour Skills Funding
    • The Importance of Union Awareness
    • Staff Appointments
       


    September 22, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 31

    • Ford Cutbacks a Mixed Story
    • Study Raises Serious Concerns About Canada-Korea Free Trade
    • Enhance Federal Women's Program, Hargrove Urges
    • Improving Workplace Safety for Health Care Workers
    • Big Three COLA and Wage Increase
       


    September 15, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 30

    • Canadian Auto Trade Deficit A Concern, Hargrove Says
    • CAW Retired Workers March Along Side National President
    • Reasons for Hope in Northern Uganda
    • CAW Urges Durham Transit to Return to Serious Bargaining
    • Save Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (SCPI)
    • CAW Workers' Compensation Conference
    • Cartoon
       


    September 8, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 29

    • Buzz Hargrove's 2006 Labour Day Message
    • Hargrove Visits CAW Katrina Reconstruction Project
    • Bombardier Workers One Crucial Step Closer
    • CAW Thanked For Support of Middle East Appeal
    • Speak Out! Take Action! Raise Your Voices!
    • Staff Appointments
    • Did You Know?
       


    August 25, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 28

    • 8TH CONSTITUONAL CONVENTION-VANCOUVER-AUGUST 15-18, 2006
    • Buzz Hargrove Re-elected To a New Term as CAW President
    • Fighting the Corporate Agenda
    • Organizing Paper
    • Youth participation
    • Unity With Teachers
    • In the Eye of the Storm
    • Fighting the Three Elephants
    • CAW: Fighting the Scourge of AIDS
    • CAW Nelson Mandela Human Rights Award
    • Unions: A Voice For Democracy
    • "Devastating News" says Hargrove about Ford Layoffs
    • Bright Future for CAW Members in Oshawa
    • Big Three COLA: on or after September 1, 2006
       


    August 11, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 27

    • CAW Constitutional Convention in Vancouver
    • CAW Donates $50,000 to Relief in the Middle East
    • Super Car Show - Super
    • Lock Out Ends With Settlement Victory at ArvinMeritor
    • CAW Files Bargaining Complaint Against Durham Region Transit
    • CAW Member Wins Gold Medal at Gay Games in Chicago
    • Global Labour Forum on HIV/AIDS
    • Staff Appointment
       


    July 28, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 26

    • Highland Fisheries Closes Cape Breton Plant
    • CAW Calls on Prime Minister to Take Leadership Role
    • Air Canada & Jazz Members Win Raises
    • Northern Ontario CAW Locals Raise Issues with Municipalities
    • Workers Out!
    • Super Car Show - Aug 5
    • Help Krug-Mondavi Workers Get Their Jobs Back
       


    July 14, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 25

    • CAW Raises Concerns over Phelps Dodge Takeover
    • Homeless Hotel 2006
    • Local 112 Members Make Progress at Toromont/CAT
    • Québec CAW Members Ratify Agreement with Alcan
    • CAW Wins Significant Wage Award in Nursing Homes
    • Number of Uninsured in U.S. Grows
    • CONTACT Summer Schedule
       


    June 30, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 24

    • Why Made in Canada Matters
    • Review Phelps Dodge Takeover of INCO and Falconbridge
    • CAW Members at Bombardier Ratify Agreements
    • Councils Oppose Canada-Korea Free Trade
    • CONTACT Summer Schedule
       


    June 23, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 23

    • Good News For Nackawic Pulp Mill
    • Stop the Violence Campaign
    • CAW Members at McMaster Ratify Agreement
    • Toronto Pride Parade - Sunday, June 25
    • CEOs Well Paid, Even in Troubled Times
    • Eva's Phoenix Print Shop
    • Cartoon
       


    June 16, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 22

    • Canada - Korea FTA Bad for Canada
    • ITF Issues Statement on Human Trafficking & Forced Prostitution
    • Standing Up for Public Health Care
    • Hargrove Receives Honorary Degree
    • Shoppers Donates to Buzz Hargrove Fund at Eva's Phoenix
    • CAW Local 1016 Ratifies Agreement With NAV Canada
       


    June 9, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 21

    • Help Solve Fisheries Lock-Out, Hargrove Urges Premier
    • CAW Campaigns to Raise Auto Industry Awareness
    • Alexandra Hospital Agreement
    • CAW Supports Aids Fundraising Through Art
    • CLC Ontario Region Summer School
    • Bulletins
    • Did You Know?
       


    June 2, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 20

    • Canada's Auto Industry Benefits Us All
    • CAW Sponsors Super Car Show
    • Justice For Refugees and Undocumented Work
    • CAW Supports Smoke Free Workplaces
    • Extended Employment Insurance Coverage Needed
    • Arbitration Skills School
    • Health Care Conference
    • Staff Appointment
       


    May 26, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 19

    • John Howard's Visit Sends a Message
    • CAW Supports Withdrawal of Canadian Troops in Afghanistan
    • Municipal Councils Say NO To Korea Free Trade
    • Big 3 COLA: On or after June 1, 2006
    • Did You Know
       


    May 19, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 18

    • Air Traffic Specialists Local 2245 Ratify Tentative Agreement
    • Ottawa Councillors Urged to Buy Canadian
    • Buy Canadian Mass Transit Campaign
    • CAW meets with Ontario Health Minister
    • Solidarity Ensures Victory at University of Toronto
    • New Members Join CAW
    • Did You Know?
    • Cartoon
       


    May 12, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 17

    • Stop Canada-Korea Free Trade
    • New Agreements At Windsor Hospital
    • Nova Scotia NDP Recognizes Labour Independence
    • FFAW/CAW Blasts Golden Hand Shake
    • Brantford Casino Workers Vote to Join CAW
    • CAW Wins Outsourcing Fight
    • CAW Human Rights Conference - 20th Anniversary
    • The Movement for Fair Share Health Care in the U.S.
       


    May 5, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 16

    • Harper Budget Guts Key Programs
    • Alternative Federal Budget Shows a Better Way
    • Settlement Victory at New Flyer Buses in Winnipeg
    • Take Action, Defend Our Pensions, Hargrove Says
    • WTO Targets Collective Bargaining For Wheat Farmers
    • UI Conference
       


    April 28, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 15

    • CAW Council
    • CAW Embarks on New Political Direction
    • The Fight Against the Right in Australia
    • Afghanistan and the Canadian Military
    • Free Vote Needed On Canadian Military in Afghanistan, CAW says
    • Stopping the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement
    • Fighting Fish Plant Job Cuts
    • Justice for Undocumented Workers
    • Code Blue for Child Care
    • People For Education
    • Auto Parts: No Concessions Policy
    • Canada's Seal Hunt
    • The Dangers of Climate Change
    • Equal Marriage
    • Six Nations Land Claim Protest
    • CAW Election Message Gets Through
    • Canadian Content for Mass Transit Vehicles
    • Peggy Nash, MP
    • Maurice Coulter
       


    April 21, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 14

    • Support Locked Out Fisheries Workers
    • Earth Day, April 22
    • CAW and the Mayworks Festival
    • Six Nations Land Claim Protest
    • CAW Health and Safety Conference
    • Know Your Numbers
       


    April 14, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 13

    • "C'est La Vie" Insensitive to Working Canadians
    • New Agreements at Windsor Regional Hospital
    • Strong Agreement at St. Joseph's Health Care
    • CAW Opens Bargaining With McMaster University
    • CAW British Columbia Skilled Trades Conference
    • First Agreement at Stylus in Burnaby, British Columbia
       


    April 7, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 12

    • CAW and the NDP
    • Mr. Harper, A Deal is a Deal
    • Hargrove Blasts Harper on Same Sex Vote
    • Strike at Bus Manufacturer New Flyer
    • Lock-Out at Highland Fisheries in Cape Breton
    • New Members Join the CAW
       


    March 31, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 11

    • New Agreement at Sterling Trucks
    • Antiwar Protests Against War in Iraq
    • Settlement at Nemak Essex Aluminium Plant
    • CAW joins Ontario Hospital Association and other unions in call for provincial plan
    • Long-Term Care Campaign Success
    • CAW Victory On Termination Pay
       


    March 24, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 10

    • NEB Encourages Withdrawal of Support for NDP
    • Agreement at Ford Oakville
    • Strong Agreement at Honeywell
    • More Innovation Needed in Canada's Labour Movement
    • Revoke Highland Fisheries Quota If Plant Closes, CAW Demands
    • FPI Plan Totally Unacceptable, McCurdy says
    • New Members Join the CAW
       


    March 17, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 9

    • March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racism
    • CAW Members at Sterling Trucks on Strike
    • CAW Local 222 Members Support Agreement with GM
    • B.C. Fishing Tragedy
    • Hargrove Calls on CAW Members to Support OPSEU Pickets
    • International Women's Day
       


    March 10, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 8

    • Settlement Victory at Veteran Cab
    • Local 222 Members at GM to Vote on Agreement
    • Food Retail Sector Meeting
    • Hunger March-Raise the Rates
    • Ontario NDP Endorses Expulsion of Hargrove
    • Fusion Youth Centre
    • A Deal Is A Deal
    • Cartoon
       


    March 3, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 7

    • CALM Awards For Local Union Web Sites & Publications
    • CAW Women Lead Fight For Childcare
    • You Can Help Save Childcare
    • Veteran Cab Strike Turns Nasty
    • Nash Sworn In
    • Strong First Agreement at Autoliv
    • March To Protest Homophobic Attack
       


    February 24, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 6

    • INCO-Falconbridge Merger Extension An Opportunity
    • CAW's National Fisheries Strategy
    • CAW Local 112 Members at Hewitt Win New Contract
    • CAW Wins Vote at Durham Transit
    • CAW Members Demonstrate at Two Nursing Homes
    • The Fight For Early Retirement Benefits at Windsor Hospital
    • Ontario Establishes Fund To Retain Nurses
    • CAW Post-Secondary Bursaries
    • Big 3 COLA: On or after March 1, 2006
    • Not Just Tourists
    • Betrayed : The Story of Canadian Merchant Seamen
    • Don't Ask/Don't Tell Victory
    • Staff Appointments
       


    February 17, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 5

    • March 8: International Women's Day
    • The Canadian Pension Charter Goes To Council
    • RSIs: A Growing Epidemic
    • Why Expel Hargrove?
    • UFAWU-CAW Holds 58th Convention in B.C.
       


    February 10, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 4

    • Good News for Bombardier Workers
    • CAW Campaigns Against Long-Term Care Cutbacks
    • CAW Local 114 Receives United Way Award
    • Cancer Fundraiser in Memory of Les Bartley
    • CAW 2006 Family Education Program
       


    February 3, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 3

    • Stopping Gun Violence
    • Mourn, Then Work For Change -
    • Solidarity at Weiland Ford
    • CAW Member Cabbies on Strike in Windsor
    • Staff Appointment
       


    January 25, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 2

    • Ford Announcement is Shocking and Painful Blow
    • Hargrove calls on Opposition Parties to block Tories
    • Congratulations to Jack Layton, the NDP and NDP MP Peggy Nash
    • Hargrove Meets with McMaster President
    • Staff Appointment
       


    January 13, 2006 - Volume 36, No. 1

    • Federal Election 2006
    • 10 Good Reasons Not to Vote Conservative
    • CAW Nelson Mandela Human Rights Award
    • CAW Niagara Locals Host Community Dinner
    • Fighting City Hall and Winning
    • Good News For Bombardier Thunder Bay Workers
    • Simon Marier-Murphy - World Karate Champ
    • Cartoon
    • Government Benefits 2006