We are all horrified and deeply saddened by the recent discovery of the 215 Indigenous children who were found buried together in Kamloops, British Columbia. Our deepest condolences go to their families and to all Indigenous communities.
It is already time to prepare for the next round of collective bargaining for the renewal of the collective agreement of CAPE members of the EC group which is set to expire on June 21, 2022.
If you would like to serve on CAPE’s National Executive Committee (NEC), the period for submitting your nomination is now open. The deadline is Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
CAPE survey confirms continued Parliamentary interpreters’ health and safety risks a year into the pandemic
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) released today the results of a survey conducted earlier this month amongst the federal interpreters it represents to assess their health and safety risks in the context of their current virtual work arrangement.
A year ago today, George Floyd, a Black American, was brutally murdered at the hand of a Minnesota police officer who used excessive and disproportionate force causing his death. The tragedy sent a shock wave across the world and left an indelible mark on race-relations, propelling discussions, and actions to deal with anti-Black racism, discrimination, and inequities.
According to the 2016 Canadian census, 17.7% of Canadians identify as having Asian roots, and May is dedicated to celebrating them. As we continue to embrace our rich diversity, Asian Heritage Month creates an opportunity to bring attention to the accomplishments of Canadians of Asian descent, and to highlight their contributions to Canada.
Let us be honest about our mental health during COVID-19: it has been a very rough year.
National childcare program – a historic investment The government’s announcement is a huge win for families and working parents – especially women who bear the brunt of lack of…
It is that time of the year when I would like to invite you to join me in celebrating and expressing gratitude to all our volunteers across the country.
If the COVID-19 crisis has brought to light some of the inadequacies of our healthcare system, it has also revealed how little prepared our public institutions were to deal with a nation-wide health crisis of this scale.