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Making HOME: Housing for All of Us

January 19, 2022
On January 25 or 26, Vancouver City Council will vote on a motion introduced by Mayor Kennedy Stewart titled “Making Home: Housing for All of Us”. The motion asks staff to develop a plan for the implementation of the Making HOME (Housing Options for Middle-income Earners) plan. The plan allows for the development of up to six units on lots…
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Two Events to Honour Black History Month

January 19, 2022
Join the National Congress of Black Women Foundation, New Westminster and District Labour Council, and Vancouver and District Labour Council for two events to honour Black History Month. Facing Facts and Finding Feelings Through our presentations and resources, we hope to encourage you to look for the truths, find the facts and face the feelings. We have the opportunity to…
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VDLC Endorses City of North Vancouver Incumbents

January 19, 2022
The Vancouver and District Labour Council has endorsed City of North Vancouver Mayor Linda Buchanan, and City Councillor Angela Girard for re-election. “This election is about who will lead the city in the crucial years of the pandemic recovery, and what priorities they will set in doing so,” says VDLC President Stephen von Sychowski. “We appreciate the progressive leadership demonstrated…
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VDLC Endorses Vancouver Incumbents

January 19, 2022
The Vancouver and District Labour Council has endorsed a number of incumbent candidates in the City of Vancouver for re-election in October’s municipal election. Councillors Christine Boyle, Adriane Carr, Pete Fry, Jean Swanson, and Michael Wiebe received the Labour Council’s support, as did Park Board Commissioner Gwen Giesbrecht. “This election is about who will lead our city in the crucial…
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Workers Deserve Better

January 19, 2022
The VDLC wholeheartedly supports the BC Federation of Labour’s Workers Deserve Better campaign. For two years, the BC government has had a report in their hands detailing the changes needed to fix the Workers’ Compensation Board. But they haven’t acted on it. We can’t keep injured workers waiting any longer. It’s time for action. Sign the petition here Image credit:…
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Welcome Canadian Animation Guild!

January 19, 2022
We are proud to welcome The Canadian Animation Guild, IATSE Local 938, as the newest affiliate of our Labour Council! IATSE Local 938 us Canada’s first IATSE animation local, representing animation workers in British Columbia. The new affiliation was approved by a unanimous vote of delegates at our January 18 2022 regular meeting. IATSE Canada website
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Two New VDLC T-shirts Available for Pre-order

January 11, 2022
The VDLC has two new t-shirts available for pre-order! Place your order by January 15, 2022! These unisex t-shirts are high-quality, comfortable, and 100% union made, designed and printed. They will be produced by VALU CO-OP and are available in a variety of sizes. The long sleeve t-shirt features the VDLC logo on the front and down the left arm.…
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VDLC Endorses Mayor Kennedy Stewart for Re-Election

December 15, 2021
Media Advisory December 15, 2021Vancouver, BC VDLC Endorses Mayor Kennedy Stewart for Re-Election The Vancouver and District Labour Council is endorsing City of Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart for re-election in 2022. Delegates representing local unions affiliated to the Labour Council voted in favour of the endorsement at their December 14th regular meeting. “We are excited to continue our support of…
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Save the Date for International Women’s Day 2022!

December 14, 2021
Our virtual event will take place on Tuesday March 8, 2022 at 7:00pm. The topic will be Truth and Reconciliation. Organized by the VDLC Women’s Committee
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Holiday Office Hours

December 14, 2021
Our office will be closed during the week of December 20th, as well as on December 27th, 28th, and January 3rd. On December 31st, our office will be open reduced hours from 9:00am-1:00pm. Wishing you all the best this holiday season!
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