International Women’s day 2021

March 8th is International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallange A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day. We can choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequity. We can choose to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, we can all help …
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Black History Month 2021

During Black History Month, Canadians celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today. In December 1995, the House of Commons officially recognized February as Black History Month in Canada following a motion introduced by …
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One More Obstacle to Airline Recovery

One More Obstacle to Airline Recovery Today’s announcement made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presents yet another obstacle in the IAM’s fight to preserve the aviation industry, where our members and thousands of other workers are being left out in the cold without support. With the requirement for mandatory hotel-quarantine, at a cost estimated to …
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GVP Pickthall Year-End Special Message – December 2020

Sisters and Brothers: As we approach the end of 2020, I take this opportunity to wish all IAM members and their families the very best for this Holiday Season! On behalf of the IAM Executive Council, and all the Staff and officers across Canada, I bring Seasons Greetings. In December last year as I wrote …
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Harvest Manitoba Online Donation

CLICK HERE TO DONATE Season’s greetings from your Human Rights and Women’s Committee This past year has been hard on everyone.  For those less fortunate it has been an exceptionally difficult year and more than ever, Manitoba Harvest (formally Winnipeg Harvest) needs our support and generosity to continue helping hungry children, hardworking families and struggling …
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October is Women’s History Month!

CANADIAN WOMEN OF IMPACT Following is just one example of a Canadian woman of impact: Chantal Petitclerc. She had to overcome significant barriers to accomplish her goal. You can read about her and other dynamic Canadian women in the links listed at end this message. Let us honour these women by: -reading a story about …
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IAWAW Letter to Ministers Freeland and Garneau | Re-Nationalization of Canada’s Airlines – the Time is Now!

October 20, 2020 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Finance/Deputy Prime MinisterThe Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of TransportHouse of CommonsOttawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Email: Chrystia.Freeland@parl.gc.caEmail: Marc.Garneau@parl.gc.ca Dear Ministers Freeland and Garneau: Subject: Re-Nationalization of Canada’s Airlines – the Time is Now! We have all watched with horror as the Covid Pandemic has impacted friends and …
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The Wage Subsidy Program: Canadian Workers’ Lifeline – Not to be taken away

Add your name to demand employers maintain their Employees on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy by clicking the link below: Wage Subsidy Program – Not to be taken away The Wage Subsidy Program: Canadian Workers’ Lifeline – Not to be taken away 9,000 air transportation workers and IAM members are calling on you as their …
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