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Widows of Chemical Valley Part 3 -- Sandra

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In Sarnia ON, there are myriad stories of people dying for living. Sandra Kinart knows one of those stories. It is written on her broken heart.

Would you like to see more of the Widows of Chemical Valley series? Please view Part 1 and Part 2.

Can postal banking at Canada Post really be successful?

Watch this interview with George Collins and John Anderson, discussing the case for offering banking services through the post office in Canada, and the success of New Zealand's KiwiBank.

Collins is the National Postal Logistics Organiser with EPMU in New Zealand. 

Anderson is the author of the recent CCPA report, "Why Canada Needs Postal Banking."

**Correction: at 1:35, Collins meant to say there are over 850,000 KiwiBank customers (not 350,000)**

Widows of Chemical Valley Part 2 -- Mary

In Sarnia Ontario's Chemical Valley, life can end painfully because of industry's silent killers. About 1000 workers a year die each year on the job in Canada. Many more die slow painful deaths.

Humberto DaSilva speaks to Chemical Valley widow Mary in Part 2 of this feature.

Widows of Chemical Valley Part 1 -- Ada

In Sarnia, Ontario's Chemical Valley, life can end painfully because of industry's silent killers. About 1,000 workers a year die each year on the job in Canada. Many more die slow painful deaths.

Humberto DaSilva speaks to Chemical Valley widow Ada in Part 1 of this feature.

Video: The Haiti coup 10 years later: Interview with human rights lawyer Mario Joseph

Joseph describes the context and leadup to the foreign kidnapping (by U.S. military, with aid of Canadian and French forces) of Haitian President Aristide in 2004, and talks about the situation in Haiti since that time.

He was in Gatineau/Ottawa to accept the Canadian Apology to Haiti as part of a Canadian speaking tour to mark the 10-year anniversary of the events. Interview date: February 28, 2014.

Further info:
Institute for Justice and Democracy In Haiti, http://ijdh.org

Watch the rebroadcast: How do we defend our rights at work?

Unifor has been organizing a series of leadership meetings right across the country -- and rabble.ca livestreamed their meeting in Halifax on February 26. Watch the re-broadcast, featuring speakers including Jerry Dias, Unifor National President; Lana Payne, Unifor Atlantic Director; Fred Crooks, Executive Vice President Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer at Bell Aliant; David Etherington – Maritimes Organizer, Canadian Federation of Student

Watch LIVE today: How do we defend our rights at work?

LIVESTREAM: Wednesday February 26
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Unifor is organizing a series of leadership meetings right across the country -- and rabble.ca will be livestreaming their meeting in Halifax on February 26.

Lubicon Cree interview -- fracking, land defence, rights, sovereignty, support

Greg Macdougall sat down with Cynthia and Garrett Tomlinson, Land and Negotiations Advisor and Communications Coordinator, respectively, of the Lubicon Lake Nation to discuss the ongoing land protests.

 

Watch PSAC rally LIVE Thursday: Attacks on collective bargaining are attacks on equality

Hundreds of members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada will rally on Thursday against the federal government's proposed changes to collective bargaining, health and safety and human rights. More than 550 workers from equity-seeking groups are gathered at the Sheraton Hotel for the union's National Equity Conferences. They are spending the week sharing strategies on how to resist the attacks against federal workers contained in the government's latest omnibus budget bill.

Public sector workers, often at the receiving end of personal attacks by the government, will be raising their voices to defend their negotiated equality rights.

Watch the re-broadcast of the Pros and Cons teach in: policies for people and the planet

On Friday, November 1, immediately following Harper's address to the Conservative Convention, the Pros & Cons teach-in took place. rabble.ca was glad to host the livestream of the event. Watch the rebroadcast of the livestream to hear from a range of provincial   and national speakers about a different vision from the one being shared at this week-end's Conservative convention: one that focuses on   progressive policies for people and the planet.

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