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Apr 27, 2017
A Day's Work

Mayworks' opening film is helping to build a movement

Maya Bhullar
In 2012, Lawrence Daquan "Day" Davis, a temporary worker, was killed on his first day at work. The film about this case, called A Day's Work, will be screened at Mayworks this year.
Podcast
Apr 20, 2017
Jessica Sikora, John Clarke, Avi Lewis, Guy Caron and Josephine Grey

Universal basic income: Yea or nay?

Needs No Introduction
Will a guaranteed basic income release people from the poverty trap or keep them in it? A spirited debate exploring the issues from both sides and all points between.
Blog
May 4, 2015
Photo: kate hiscock/flickr

Milestones of the new economy: One T4 slip at tax time

Kaylie Tiessen
Job searchers are facing a post-2000 labour market that offers increasingly precarious work. For Kaylie Tiessen, last year's T4 slip is a symbol of the stability that she wishes for all Canadians.
News
Apr 8, 2014
Photo: Karsten Saunders/The Brunswickian

How to cover a campus labour dispute

Cherise Letson
How do student journalists cover labour disputes happening on their campus? What is the relationship between student and university? These questions were discussed at the March #CUPchat.
News
Dec 17, 2013
Photo: flickr/Dan Taylor

Workers feel crunch as Kellogg factory closes

Jason Russell
The recent announcement of the Kellogg factory closure in London, Ontario has spurred on questions about Canada's deindustrialization and increasing dependance on precarious employment.
Blog
Nov 29, 2013
Photo: flickr/Caelie_Frampton

What moves you in times of crisis?

Karl Flecker
How do politicians handle political crisis? Do they reflect on the root causes carefully and commit to making fundamental reforms? Or do they deflect, misrepresent and stay the course?
Event
Conference - The New Economy and a Basic Income Guarantee

The New Economy and a Basic Income Guarantee

May 29, 2017
Inns Town Hall Theatre
2 Sussex Ave
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
One day conference to explore a basic income guarantee as a policy option address the changing nature of employment, labour and work.
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