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SCC rules that case on EI contributions 'bound to fail'
July 21, 2014
Arguments fail to convince the Supreme Court of Canada to rule in favour of contributors to employment insurance.
New studies show strong correlation between declining union density and rising income inequality
July 16, 2014
Two recent studies have added to the growing body of empirical evidence that shows a strong correlation between declining union density and rising income inequality.
Canadian labour movement
attack on unions
Supreme Court makes landmark ruling on land title rights
July 7, 2014
A major ruling by the Superme Court of Canada will have serious implications for the Conservative government's plans to proceed with the Northern Gateway Pipeline, among other projects.
embridge northern gateway
Supreme Court defends Internet privacy, forcing government to rethink Bills
June 17, 2014
In a unanimous decision the court has given a strong endorsement of Internet privacy, underscoring the importance of privacy for subscriber information, the right to anonymity and more.
U.S. acts on climate change! Will Canada do the same?
June 6, 2014
Harper has repeatedly pointed to the need for U.S. action for Canada to take steps to address climate change. Now that Obama has announced a major policy shift will Canada finally join in?
Conservative government showing lack of concern for Canadians' privacy rights
June 4, 2014
The Conservative government's two recent decisions regarding privacy issues have raised concerns for many Canadians about the safekeeping of personal information and the future of privacy rights.
Canada cited in global union's 'Route of Shame 2014'
May 30, 2014
The International Labour Conference determines whether countries are upholding their obligations to respect the rights of workers. This year, Canada is one of their countries to be concerned about.
Canadian labour movement
route of shame
Problems with public-private partnerships not enough to stop some politicians
May 23, 2014
The problems with public-private partnerships are well documented, yet still some Ontario politicians are promising more.
OECD report says reducing income inequality requires wealthy pay more tax
May 14, 2014
A report from OECD says we cannot reduce income inequality without the wealthy paying more tax because tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations have contributed to the increase in income inequality.
All Together Now! campaign's Fairness Express rolls across Ontario
April 25, 2014
The popular travelling road show focusing on income inequality is revving its engines for another leg of its cross-Canada tour on income inequality.
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