Political Action

Photo credit: Bernie Wood, CLC

Political Action is a vital component of any labour organization. The IAM advocates on behalf of working people across Canada.

Learn about Canada’s House of Commons: click here.

  • For a listing of the current Members of Parliament (MPs): click here.
  • To see how MPs have voted on specific issues: click here.

Learn about the Nova Scotia House of Assembly: click here.

  • For a list of the current Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs): click here.
  • For a list of the various Bills, &etc. in Nova Scotia: click here.

For more information about political action within the local, please contact Committee Chair Paul Gaudet (Executive Liaison) at pgaudet@ns.sympatico.ca

Committee members: Sue Sutherland, Kelly Ritcey & Zita Hildebrandt

March 21 – 24, 2023: Paul Gaudet and Zita Hildebrandt attended the 2023 Political Action Symposium at Winpisinger with over 70 delegates from locals across Canada. The symposium established goals for political action committees for the year.

November 15, 2022: Members of the NSFL Political Action Committee spent some time with Claudia Chender, Kendra Coombes, and Lucas Wide, NDP Communications Director, at the NDP Caucus Office this morning and had some really good discussions around affordable housing, sick leave, Bill 148, pharmacare, and healthcare. L-R: Mike Carrigan, NSTU; Zita Hildebrandt, IAMAW; Jon Gray, IUOE, Claudia Chender, Mary Otto, NSGEU.

February 2020: CLC Lobby on the Hill attended by Paul Gaudet & Susan Sutherland

April 2019: Canadian Political Action Symposium attended by Paul Gaudet & Susan Sutherland