The December 2023 Issue of The Canadian Sailor looks back on the year that was, and the numerous gains that SIU Canada members and Canadian seafarers as a whole were able to achieve this year. The SIU Canada looks forward to another strong year ahead in 2024!
The September 2023 issue of The Canadian Sailor covers the recent decision by the Union to survey the membership on issues of harassment, bullying and sexual harassment at sea. The SIU also celebrates a major contract win for Members with Algoma Central Corporation.
The June 2023 issue of The Canadian Sailor celebrates International Day of the Seafarer, discusses important topics to SIU members, like Transport Canada signing reciprocal agreements with various countries and informs members of the varying work being done by your Union officials. We also say goodbye to Brother Mike Lucarz.
The March 2023 Issue of The Canadian Sailor marks the start of a new year for SIU Canada members. Your Union is hard at work outlining priorities for the new year, with a focus on ensuring the future of seafaring in Canada is strong and prosperous for generations to come.
This Special Issue of The Canadian Sailor covers the recent election of the new SIU Canada Executive Board, featuring an interview with the new SIU Canada President, Michael Given, along with biographies for all newly elected Executive Board members. We also wish a well deserved retirement to Brother Jim Given and Brother Patrice Caron.
The Holiday 2022 issue of The Canadian Sailor concludes another successful shipping season on Canada's great lakes and waterways. SIU Canada President Jim Given shares his thoughts about the strength of our Union, and the bright future ahead.
This issue of The Canadian Sailor reviews what your Union has been working on over the last several months, outlining negotiations with various units, and our VP of the St. Lawrence and East Coast writes an important section on harassment in the workplace.
The June 2022 Issue of The Canadian Sailor discusses the ongoing negotiations underway for varying units, a renewed threat against Canadian cabotage and SIU of Canada President Jim Given calls on the government to review the Coasting Trade Act to help address loopholes in the waiver system.