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Safety Board final report on Lac Mégantic disaster is sharply critical of railway regulation, but federal gov’t unmoved | Aug 30 2014 | Roger Annis | Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt says not to worry, railway and oil train safety is in hand. But the Transportation Safety Board says railways are "unchecked".
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The Fraser Institute's 'research' is junk -- have a happy Labour Day! | Aug 29 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The Fraser Institute is now applying the methodology of "creation science" to the study of economics. The results, of course, are much the same.
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Losing Toronto: How Olivia Chow and the left may be giving away an election | Aug 29 2014 | Michael Laxer | The Catch-22 of social democratic campaigns like Olivia Chow's of late is that by trying to pander to and be all things to all people you end up meaning very little to anyone.
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'Anti-Semitism' as cover for white supremacy | Aug 29 2014 | Yves Engler | Why does a demonstration of hundreds of people against 'anti-Semitism' in Toronto seem more like a march for white supremacy than a rally against racism?
Education
Aug 28 2014
Privatization of schools, high tuition rates, precarious labour, class warfare, massive debt. Does the public intellectual emerge as the hero over capitalism?
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Aug 21 2014
Love short stories? Love Montreal? This collection is for you! Anna Leventhal moves past romanticizing her city to produce fiction that goes beyond the "quirky" to the screwed up and utterly strange.
labour
Aug 14 2014
Why is the Harper government constantly attacking unions? Is it because they promote economic equality and fairness? Probably! This handbook shows the value of unions to Canadian society.

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Sep 1 2014 (All day)
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Sep 1 2014 - 10:30am
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Sep 1 2014 - 1:00pm
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Sep 1 2014 - 12:00pm
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Sep 1 2014 - 11:00am

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What do you think should happen with the B.C. teachers' strike?

The ongoing B.C. teachers' strike has left many wondering if students will be back in class on Tuesday, September 2. Though the B.C. government and B.C. teachers still seem on opposite sides, some parents are calling on both sides to end the action. 

The teachers are asking for lower class sizes and improved class composition, as well as fair wages. The province says it cannot meet their demands.

What do you think should happen with the B.C. teachers' strike?

 

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