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Is Saudi Arabia smarter than Canada?

April 18, 2016
| Angela Bischoff from the OCAA joins us at the top of the show to discuss some news and also talk about the complete waste of money (not to mention huge public safety hazard) Pickering nuclear plant.
Length: 53:14 minutes (48.74 MB)
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| March 21, 2016
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| December 4, 2015
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| November 20, 2015
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| September 20, 2015
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| August 28, 2015

Canada's falling economic star and preventable recession

Only recently Prime Minister Stephen Harper boasted that Canada's economy was "the envy of the entire world." That claim was always overstated. Now it is downright ludicrous.

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Image: Flickr/Alex Guibord
| July 21, 2015

Unions resist as federal government seeks changes to employee sick leave provisions

Photo: flickr/ Ocean Networks Canada

As the federal government approaches its summer recess, one of the Conservative government's top priorities is to get the Budget Implementation Act, Bill C-59, passed in both the House and the Senate. Public service unions are watching the progress of the bill closely, and preparing to fight for the rights of public employees. 

Along with budget implementation legislation, Bill C-59 contains numerous other legislative changes including retroactively changing the access to information laws to protect the RCMP from criminal charges, amendments to the Canada Labour Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, and changes to the collective bargaining process for federal employees.

It's this last part that has federal public sector unions calling foul play.

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