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December 1, 2014 |
Bill C-377 targets union members and other workers by forcing unions to report every expenditure over $5,000.
October 9, 2014 |
Senators are once again debating Bill C-377 after it lay dormant in the Senate for a year. The bill would force unions to provide excessively detailed and intrusive reports to the CRA.
September 29, 2014 |
Private member's Bill C-377, Harper's attack on unions, is back on the Senate agenda.
September 24, 2014 |
After the gutting of Conservative member of Parliament Russ Hiebert's private member's bill, the Conservative government is taking another shot at Bill C-377.
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| December 23, 2013

Jobs, jobs, jobs: Alexandre Boulerice talks unemployment, bills and unions

Photo: flickr/Kim Elliott

Alexandre Boulerice is no stranger to tough battles. A former Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) communications officer, he was elected to as MP of Rosemont La Petite-Patrie in Montreal -- a riding once solidly held by the Bloc Québécois -- as part of the Orange Wave in 2011.

Now the NDP labour critic, Boulerice has fought off criticism from the Conservative party that he’s not a patriot. Their accusation stems from a blog post written in 2007 where he described WWI as "a purely capitalist war on the backs of the workers and peasants."

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Russ Hiebert
| July 10, 2013

Senate blocks anti-union Bill C-377; CLC says scrap it altogether

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Sixteen Conservative Senators voted with Liberal Senators to block Bill C-377, which means that the controversial legislation has to go back to the House of Commons. The Senate passed a series of amendments, effectively defeating the major provisions of Bill C-377.

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June 24, 2013 |
Bill C-377 is a federal private members' bill that will slap extraordinary financial accounting requirements and other burdens on Canadian labour unions.
| June 24, 2013
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