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News | 23 May 2019 Press Release

ITF calls on Transport Canada to stop ships lashing on the St Lawrence River after seafarer’s death

The Sri Lankan second officer, Ravindu Lakmal Pieris Telge, fell overboard the Maersk containership Patras at approximately 9:30am and despite an extensive search...

News | 13 Mar 2019

SIU of Canada calls for global day of action in support of Australian seafarers

President Given’s visit comes on the heels of Canadian seafarers demonstrating solidarity with their Australian brothers and sisters. In February, over 100 SIU of...

News | 28 Sep 2018

ITF Canada supports unpaid and stranded crew

The ITF in Canada has been supporting the crew of a Turkish-flagged vessel who have been left without pay and refused repatriation. Inspections of the Duzgit...

News | 14 Sep 2018

Canadian seafarers win rights to maritime jobs

Canada has responded to a long-standing campaign by the country’s seafaring unions. The government has agreed that Canadian seafarers will have the first right to...