News & Events
OTTAWA-- On Tuesday, LiUNA International Vice President and Regional Manager for Central and Eastern Canada Joseph Mancinelli attended the Building Trades Executive Board Meeting in Ottawa. This meeting was most significant as the New Leader of Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended to discuss the importance of Unions in building Canada's Future. For over one hundred years, the hardworking members of the Labourers' International Union of North America have built our communities and have helped form Canada. LiUNA looks forward to working together with the Trudeau Liberal government in ensuring Canada is the best country to work and to live.
Today, the Liberal Party of Canada unveiled its commitment to modernizing Canada's crumbling infrastructure by allotting 125 billion dollars over the next 10 years. LiUNA (Labourers International Union of North America) applauds Justin Trudeau and his team for clearly defining the important role that infrastructure plays in a modern 21st century economy. This is a smart investment that will help grow the Canadian economy.
- LiUNA VP Joseph Mancinelli Business News Network Interview
LiUNA is dedicated to protecting the safety of workers and improving the lives of members and families across Canada. LiUNA recently donated $500 000.00 to the Timeless Care Tomorrow's Discovery Program and we are proud to announce the LiUNA Seniors Mental Health Outpatient Clinic at St. Josephs Hospital to continue LiUNA's tradition of safety, protection, and improving lives of all LiUNA members and families across Canada.
In July 2007, the innocent life of eleven-year old Ephraim Brown was taken as he was caught in the crossfire of a gang shooting just steps away from his home. The morning that followed demonstrated the power of community, love, and healing. As over a hundred of people gathered on the streets of Toronto to offer a moment of silence for a life taken too soon, it was evident that something must to be done to create a positive community in the Jane and Finch area.
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancer diagnosis in Canadian women over the age of 20, a diagnosis that is becoming too popular amongst young women whom are embarrassed to talk about it.
June 2014 concluded the LiUNA Canadian Conference held in Toronto, Ontario marking the evident best attended audience to date. The Canadian Conference is a great opportunity for affiliates, business managers and representatives, national key speakers, and LiUNA executives to come together and strategize initiatives for the upcoming year, celebrate accomplishments and movements both locally and nationally, and showcase LiUNA developments in construction and building, memberships, charitable events and expanding the LiUNA brand.
Although many view Labour Day as a long weekend to end the summer, LiUNA and its members view it as a celebration of the hard work and determination of worker's rights and the movement of labour unions throughout our country. LiUNA is the fastest growing construction union and one of the most diverse unions which represents public service employees.
"LiUNA is proud to call Justin Trudeau a friend, a leader, and a positive change for the future of Canada"
-VP and Central & Eastern Canada Regional Manager Joseph Mancinelli