Union rescinds 72-hour B.C. port strike notice that had been set for Saturday

Jul 19, 2023 | 7:04pm

The union representing longshore workers in British Columbia says it has rescinded 72-hour strike notice that had sparked concerns the province’s ports could be shut down again by Saturday. In a brief note to its member locals, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada says that effective immediately the strike notice dated for July 22 […]

Tentative four-year deal reached in B.C. port strike, subject to ratification

Jul 13, 2023 | 2:09pm

A tentative deal has been reached between employers and workers in the strike that has halted shipments in and out of British Columbia ports for nearly two weeks. A statement from the B.C. Maritime Employers Association says it has reached a four-year agreement with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada, which represents 7,400 workers […]

Dispute arises between APAS and Saskatchewan government

Dec 2, 2021 | 1:55pm

  There has been a dispute between APAS and the provincial government. APAS expressed concern that farmers were being unfairly blamed for the province’s deficit due to crop insurance payments. Finance minister Donna Harpauer says there is no blame attached to financial statements required by law. Harpauer is disappointed with APAS, saying an insinuation the […]

Century-long dispute over land in Sask reaches tentative settlement

Dec 9, 2019 | 2:40pm

A 100-year-old dispute over reserve size has come to a tentative settlement. The dispute with Wood Mountain Lakota First Nation centred around Canadian officials taking away half of the original reserve land for returning non-Indigenous soldiers in the First World War, stated a release from the First Nation. The proposal would see the federal government […]