The Golden Tree Farmworkers Vigil

On March 7th, 2007, an overloaded van rolled over while taking farmworkers to work. In the accident three workers died while others were injured. We remember Sukhvinder Kaur Punia, Amarjit Kaur Bal and Sarabjit Kaur Sidhu, who died in the accident. Since this tragic incident, the BC Federation of Labour has […]

BC Insulators call for immediate BC government action on deadly asbestos

The BC Insulators Union has made a detailed submission to the BC provincial government’s review of deadly asbestos exposure laws and regulations – and we are calling for immediate action to protect workers health and safety and that of residents potentially exposed to asbestos contaminated materials. Our full report is […]


Official news magazine of the BC Federation of Retired Union Members BC FORUM. Download your copy here: Advocate Winter 2018 As stated in the magazine, Heat and Frost will pay The Advocate’s first year dues for qualified members.

58th Annual BC FED Convention

Last week was a full and busy week with Sister Ashley Duncan, Brother Garrett Gronick, Brother Lee Loftus, and Brother Neil Munro attending. This year was particularly important as Irene Lanzinger stepped down as President, and Aaron Ekman stepped down as Secretary-Treasurer. Everyone had nothing but amazing things to say […]