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Sep 28, 2017
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Unions respond to Phoenix pay system

Meagan Gillmore
Federal employees affected by Phoenix think unions should be more aggressive in pressuring the government to fix the growing problems and provide more clarity to their members about what's happening.
News
Sep 24, 2017
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Life under the cloud of Phoenix's ashes

Meagan Gillmore
Federal employees speak out about the stresses they experienced as a result of problems with the Phoenix payroll system.
News
Sep 22, 2017
Justin Trudeau speaks with employees at the Public Service Pay Centre in Miramichi. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

More problems with Phoenix pay system revealed

Meagan Gillmore
The Phoenix pay system has been in place for more than 18 months, and problems with it only continue to grow. Workers across the country have consistently been overpaid, underpaid or not paid at all.
Photos
May 25, 2015

Harper government silences Native women's voices

Doreen Nicoll
Let's bring Native women with the lived experience of domestic violence, family violence, gendered abuse, addiction and mental health issues to the table before we cancel beneficial programs.
Blog
May 20, 2015

Native women's voices silenced by federal government

Doreen Nicoll
Let's bring Native women with the lived experience of domestic violence, family violence, gendered abuse, addiction and mental health issues to the table before we cancel beneficial programs.
Podcast
Mar 2, 2015

Leaks reveal scope of government spying on Canadians

Redeye
Recent revelations show that Canada's electronic spy agency analyzes up to 15 million downloads per day. The CSE is also tracking visits to government websites and collecting emails to MPs.
Podcast
Dec 2, 2014

Cuts to veterans, unemployed, fund budget surplus

Redeye
Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced Nov. 12 that the government will have a small surplus in 2015. He didn't say that the surplus has come from deep cuts to services for veterans and the unemployed.
Podcast
May 4, 2014

End of health accord threatens equal access to care

Redeye
The National Health Accord expired on March 31 and the federal government has said it won't negotiate a new agreement. Health-care activists are concerned about the impact on universal access to care.
Podcast
Apr 28, 2014

Victory in fight to save Experimental Lakes Area

Redeye
An area of 58 lakes in northwestern Ontario has been used as an outdoor laboratory since 1968 to study the stressors on freshwater systems. The federal government stopped funding the program in 2013.
Podcast
Mar 8, 2014

Housing co-operatives face uncertain future

Redeye
For the past 40 years, the federal government has subsidized housing co-ops. Now the original agreements are expiring and there is no plan in place for their renewal.

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