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Jun 17, 2018
Front page of the 1996 Inquest Update. Heading says "Presiding coroner angrily demands: Don't use the H**** word any more!"

Faulkner Inquest proceedings avoid the 'H' word

Cathy Crowe
Recent inquest into the death of Grant Faulkner, who died in January 2015, excluded evidence on affordable housing, shelter availability, or the effectiveness of the cold weather alert system.
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Sep 6, 2016
Photo: Scurzuzu/flickr

Ontario payday loan reforms: A drop in the bucket

Tom Cooper
The Ontario government has announced some modest reforms to lower the outrageous interest rates charged to customers of payday loan companies. It's a step in the right direction, but is it enough?
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Apr 19, 2016
Photo: Morgan/flickr

This Equal Pay Day, let's mobilize for change

Angella MacEwen
This will be the third year that the Ontario provincial government officially recognizes Equal Pay Day, but this year there is cause to be hopeful that change is in the works.
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Apr 6, 2016
Photo: Canada 2020/flickr

Ontario's $15 minimum wage campaign just got a boost

Trish Hennessy
With a steadfast, well-organized grassroots campaign pushing for a $15 minimum wage in Ontario now (not in 24 years), there is clearly political space to be taken up. Enter Andrea Horwath.
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Jan 28, 2016
Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr

Ontario goes it alone on public pensions

Hugh Mackenzie
The big news out of the latest announcement from the Ontario government about the Ontario Registered Pension Plan is that there is no news.

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