Merit Canada Welcomes Passage of Union Secret Ballot Bill.

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OTTAWA – Merit Canada welcomes the passage of Bill C-525, the Employees’ Voting Rights Act, in the Senate today, the final step in an 18-month process to bring basic standards of democracy to the union certification process in federally-regulated sectors, including secret ballot voting.

Secret Ballots Essential for Worker Rights

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Merit Canada disappointed the Federal Government is repealing worker freedoms OTTAWA, January 28, 2016: Merit Canada expressed disappointment today that the Federal Government is introducing legislation to repeal secret ballot voting rights for workers in federally-regulated sectors, a right that was only granted in December 2014 with the passage of Bill C-525 by Parliament.

Merit Canada Welcomes Federal Budget’s

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Merit Canada Welcomes Federal Budget’s Infrastructure Investments Calls for open tendering to ensure most efficient use of infrastructure dollars OTTAWA, March 22, 2016: Merit Canada welcomes the infrastructure investments outlined in today’s Federal Budget, though calls on the Trudeau Government to implement open tendering to ensure those dollars are used efficiently.

Confidence in Canada Campaign

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On behalf of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, I welcome your call to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet to take immediate action and resolve the Trans Mountain pipeline crisis.