CLC President Hassan Yussuff

Approximately 650 delegates, guests, and members of the media gathered together in Regina for the SFL’s 59th annual convention from October 29 to November 1. National union leaders such as Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, and Paul Moist, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, presented on issues of healthcare and privatization. Experts such as author Nora Loreto, Simon Enoch from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and Upstream’s Rachel Malena-Chan presented on topics ranging from engaging young workers to the benefits of public liquor sales. Resolutions were debated, and delegates acclaimed Larry Hubich and Lori Johb as the president and secretary-treasurer, respectively. Visit www.sfl.sk.ca for a detailed overview of what was an excellent convention.

Saskatchewan's Labour Movement: the folks who brought you the constitutional right to strike!