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Housing disaster ignored by federal and provincial budgets

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Both the federal and Ontario budget this week were lacklustre when it comes to housing, but so were the NGO and union responses.

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A new public sector activism: PSAC takes Harper's bet and raises him

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The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) opened its 17th triennial convention this week in Quebec City with a militant speech from National President Robyn Benson. PSAC is in the midst of bargaining with the Harper Conservatives. But, President Benson went beyond putting the Harper Conservatives on guard against breaking its word and overturning signed agreements.

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