In Toronto on Nov.5, thousands of students braved the cold and hale to march for a Poverty-Free Ontario.
Students across Ontario held a spirited day of action Nov. 5 to protest high tuition fees. (Photo: John Bonnar)
Nov 5, 2009
King and JarvisToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 1.6524" N, 79° 22' 18.8004" W
Day of Action Against Poverty
An unlikely pair of political foes came together Wednesday, vowing to fight the McGuinty government’s Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) set to take effect next July.
We’re long overdue for serious tax reform in this country. Most Canadians agree on this. But the new unfair Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) in Ontario and B.C. is not what most of us had in mind.
Natalie Mehra on the resignation of Health Minister David Caplan and the deeper problems of lack of transparency and democratic accountability that plague the ministry.
With the HST, the McGuinty and Campbell governments in Ontario and B.C. are taking political risks on behalf of the Harper government.
The announcement by the Ontario government outlining the regulations of the Green Energy Act is a real missed opportunity for creating clean energy manufacturing jobs in Ontario, say Steelworkers.
Ontario community groups have about 400 MW of renewable energy projects in the pipeline that could easily be built to make up the shortfall from the coal plants.
The Labour Day parade is a tradition that dates back more than 100 years in Toronto. This year's parade gets underway Monday at 9:30a.m. at Queen Street and University Avenue.