Media release: The presidents of federations of labour from across the country are in Saskatoon during the Council of the Federation meeting to encourage Canada’s premiers to embrace a public, single-payer, universal pharmacare program.
NS Federation of Labour president Danny Cavanagh reflects on 100 years of Nova Scotia history. From the day William Davis was shot to today’s injured miners looking for respect and dignity, not much has changed.
Danny Cavanagh, president of the NS Federation of Labour, is pleased with the recommendations in the universal pharmacare report. Now it is a matter of making sure politicians get the message that we want universal public pharmacare, and that we want it now, writes Cavanagh.
News release: Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Danny Cavanagh says the P3 model is the wrong choice for to build new community health centres and new long-term care facilities in North Sydney and New Waterford and a new laundry centre in North Sydney.
This Sunday, April 28, is the National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job. In 2018 fourteen Nova Scotians died from acute traumatic injuries on the job! Also included is a list of Day of Mourning events as of April 15, 2019.
Union members and their friends will gather at province house for a rally to Save our Services on Wednesday April 3rd. The rally is hosted by the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour and its affiliated unions.
News release: Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Danny Cavanagh feels positive about today’s announcement on pharmacare from the interim report released today by the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare.
NS Federation of Labour president Dannny Cavanagh on the situation in Venezuela and the support of the US and Canada for the ongoing coup attempt. Danny also tackles why solidarity is without borders and not just about Nova Scotia or Canada.
Danny Cavanagh: “Our premiers make choices every day and its time we demand they start and make the choices to help the most vulnerable in our society. Tax cuts to the wealthy have not helped, they have created a revenue problem. It’s time to tax the wealthy so they pay their fair share. It is time to step up and help those at the bottom with real reform.”
NS Federation of Labour president Danny Cavanagh reflects on gains made over the last year, and challenges ahead.