Photo: Andrée Lévesque
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Sep 27 2016 | by Andrée Lévesque | Activist Madeleine Parent has been honoured with a new park thanks to the determination of the citizens of a working-class district where, in 1943, she started her career as a union organizer.
Photo: flickr/Rumbo a Gaza
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Sep 20 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | The Women's Boat to Gaza wants to bring a message of solidarity and hope to Gaza. And, most importantly, for the focus to be back on Gaza.
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Sep 19 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | The now two-tier housing market in Vancouver has split the population into people who have a lot of money and the rest. Two rallies over the weekend demanded immediate action.
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Sep 19 2016 | by Megan Devlin | Organizers this year emphasized that simply bringing people together is a form of resistance.
Poster image: White Pine Pictures
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Sep 16 2016 | by Phillip Dwight Morgan | What is the role of free press in protecting democracy? Phillip Dwight Morgan interviews Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh of Democracy Now! on the subject.
Photo: Sophia Reuss
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Sep 14 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Yesterday, the National Day of Action against the North Dakota Access Pipeline saw thousands of people in support, including nearly 100 demonstrators in the Toronto solidarity action.
Photo: Mita Hans
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Sep 9 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Indigenous youth and elders protested the Dakota Access Pipeline outside of the U.S. consulate in Toronto yesterday, emphasizing the importance of cross-border solidarity.
PMO Photo by Adam Scotti.
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Sep 2 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | So how's Trudeau doing on the labour file? Teuila Fuatai checked in and found four areas that were, let's just say, interesting.
opinion
Sep 2 2016 | by various | Ms. Shoufani's suspension from the DPCDSB on the basis of her support for Palestine is a dangerous infringement of her freedom of speech.
Photo: OFL Communications Department/flickr
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Aug 31 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | The Canadian Union of Postal Workers and Canada Post have tentatively agreed to new working conditions for Canada's posties, announcing two separate agreements for CUPW's mail carriers.
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Aug 29 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | The Canadian Union of Postal Workers extended its strike deadline at 11 p.m. last night as negotiations continue with Crown mediator William Kaplan.
Photo: Flickr / uniforcanada
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Aug 28 2016 | by H.G. Watson | Unifor completed its second national convention since its founding in 2013. H.G. Watson caught up with President Jerry Dias to reflect on the past three years.
Photo: Solidarity with Ayotzinapa Vancouver
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Aug 25 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against the president ramps up.
Photo: Steph Wechsler
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Aug 25 2016 | by Steph Wechsler | On the one-month anniversary of police killing Abdirahman Abdi, a 37-year-old Somali-Canadian man, Black Lives Matter chapters rallied in seven cities across Canada.
Photo: flickr/Gekko93
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Aug 24 2016 | by Hanna Anderson | Canada has started the process to legalize marijuana. But what will this entail, especially for people currently in jail or with records related to marijuana?
Photo: flickr/Nicolai Grut
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Aug 23 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | An estimated 250,000 people in Ontario do not have access to health care because of immigration status. And even those with status, still can't get the health care they need.
Photo: flickr/Laurel L. Russwurm
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Aug 22 2016 | by rabble staff | May announced on Monday that she will remain leader of the Green Party despite ongoing disagreement over BDS resolution.
Photo: flickr/Don Sniegowski
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Aug 18 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | After refusing to meet with hunger-striking immigration detainees, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has announced a $138-million funding package for upgrading immigration detention centres.
Photo: flickr/Global Crop Diversity Trust
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Aug 16 2016 | by Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Colombian women are fighting to protect native seeds. Why? We spoke with three seed guardians about the importance of this work.
Photo: David Kattenburg
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Aug 12 2016 | by David Kattenburg | David Kattenburg spoke with Green Party leader Elizabeth May at the World Social Forum this week about the new policy resolution supporting the BDS movement.
Photo: flickr/Jeremy Board
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Aug 11 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Secwepemc Women's Warrior Society and Ancestral Pride officially launched the Imperial No More Campaign against Imperial Metals, the mining company responsible for the 2014 Mount Polley disaster.
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Aug 10 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Gregor Robertson's commitment to rezone a city-owned lot for social housing is a "little victory" says Jean Swanson. There's much more that needs to be done to address the reality of homelessness.
Image: Dave Molenhuis
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Aug 5 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Myth: Canada is a safe haven for marginalized people. Status: Busted. We spoke with people on the frontlines about why these myths are so harmful.
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Aug 5 2016 | by Lenée Son | "Today was about giving us a space. Taking space in the city at Pride time," Fatima Jaffer. A lot of people don't feel comfortable at Pride, so this alternative space was created.
Photo: flickr/Eric Constantineau
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Aug 4 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Only 13 per cent of members elected in 2015 are from visible minority groups. Only 26 per cent of MPs are women.
Photo: Sasha Patterson, End Immigration Detention Peterborough
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Aug 3 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Resistance against indefinite detention amps up as massive solidarity action planned for October and groups continue to pressure Minister Goodale.
Photo: flickr/scottpartee
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Aug 3 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Ontario is tackling its outdated labour laws in an extensive multi-year project. Labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at the implications of the province's Change Workplaces Review.
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Aug 2 2016 | by Lenée Son | Support and solidarity were interwoven throughout the march on Saturday. Black Lives Matter members called for accountability.
Photo: UNITE HERE local 75 facebook page
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Jul 29 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | We're not crying, you're crying! We speak with four women from the housekeeping department about their fight for unionization and what it means.
Photo: flickr/up4hours
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Jul 28 2016 | by Sophia Reuss | Hamilton's city council unanimously approved a motion that permitted undocumented migrants to access municipal services. But lack of staff and will has led to a lack of change for these people.