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rabble news
Jan 30 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Today the Supreme Court of Canada struck down as unconstitutional a controversial Saskatchewan law that restricts who can strike.
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politics
Jan 30 2015 | by Ashley Splawinski | A new study reveals that Canada's Conservative government is not an accurate reflection of our population. Now that could encompass a whole myriad of things (and it does).
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briefly
Jan 29 2015 | by Francella Fiallos | Would you like some anti-pipeline protests with your Big Oil dinner? No? Too bad!
rabble news
Jan 28 2015 | by Ella Bedard | As Canada faces the biggest private-sector closure in recent history, the terms of severance are still to be determined for 17,600 Target workers who will soon be out of a job.
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opinion
Jan 27 2015 | by Gordon Laxer | With oil prices so low, is now the time to stockpile our emergency oil reserves? And if we do, can we phase out to a low carbon future?
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rabble news
Jan 23 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Snow is piling up in the streets after municipal workers were locked out by the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
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politics
Jan 22 2015 | by Cory Collins | Newfoundland NDP leader Lorraine Michael is stepping down. Who will the new N.L. NDP leader be for the federal election this year?
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rabble news
Jan 22 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Arbitrator's ruling creates new possibilities for union representation in Nova Scotia's re-organized health-care sector.
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politics
Jan 22 2015 | by John Cartwright | The Ontario government has ordered the Toronto District School Board to make drastic changes, and is clearing the way to close up to 100 schools.
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rabble news
Jan 20 2015 | by Tracy Glynn | Abortion services are returning to Fredericton with the opening of Clinic 554, which will provide the province with a range of health care services, especially for underserved communities.
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analysis
Jan 19 2015 | by Valérie Bah | We've only just broken the surface when it comes to addressing institutionalized racism in Canada.
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politics
Jan 19 2015 | by Jean-Paul Murray | If Gatineau Park is the "essential feature of any plan for developing the nation's capital" then why is the government and NCC allowing its continued destruction?
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rabble news
Jan 19 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Arbitrator James Dorsey strikes a compromise for unions, leaving some controversial elements still to be determined.
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rabble news
Jan 16 2015 | by Stefan Christoff | The Harper government continues to give full support for Israel's apartheid policies against the Palestinian people. But here is a clear way to show support for Palestine: BDS.
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rabble news
Jan 16 2015 | by Gene McGuckin | The latest in Battle of Burnaby Mountain: the B.C. Supreme Court rules that stifling Alan Dutton's right to protest was not the primary purpose of a multi-million-dollar civil suit.
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politics
Jan 15 2015 | by Raksha Vasudevan | The Harper government is trying to appeal a ruling that would allow Canadian expats living abroad for more than five years to retain their voting rights. So much for democracy!
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rabble news
Jan 15 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Two directors from New Mex Canada Inc. in Brampton will spend 25 days in jail for a worker's death, but are not charged under the Criminal Code. Why?
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rabble news
Jan 15 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Less than two years in Canada, Target is leaving "an incredible legacy of scorched earth," having delivered two historic blows to Canadian retail workers.
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briefly
Jan 15 2015 | by Ella Bedard | The 31st anniversary of Xtra will be the last time it publishes on paper. The iconic gay and lesbian publisher is going digital-only, with jobs lost in the process.
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opinion
Jan 14 2015 | by Katie Mazer | Federal governments have recited the tired story of unemployed people and seasonal workers as lazy. But isn't reducing access to EI and creating a disposable workforce actually lazy governance?
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rabble news
Jan 14 2015 | by Francella Fiallos | Blacklock's Reporter discovered that it was banned on public employees' computers because the site posed a threat. However, a 2013 policy says public servants are allowed to access news websites.
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rabble news
Jan 14 2015 | by Francella Fiallos | The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights released a report about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada. Their recommendation? The government should take action.
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rabble news
Jan 13 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Unifor says it's happy to see investment in the auto industry, but hopes that future plans will be less ad hoc.
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rabble news
Jan 13 2015 | by Gwen Brodsky |, | by Sharon McIvor |, | by Shelagh Day | The Inter‑American Commission on Human Rights issues a breakthrough report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
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rabble news
Jan 13 2015 | by Wayne Roberts | Look out here's what's coming in global food megatrends including a new one: urbiculture.
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rabble interview
Jan 12 2015 | by Ella Bedard | The first woman and first teacher to lead the BC Federation of Labour talks about politics, teaching and next steps for the labour movement.
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rabble news
Jan 12 2015 | by Stefan Christoff | Harper stated that the government is "looking at additional powers to make sure security agencies have the range of tools available." But what will these powers actually do?
rabble news
Jan 12 2015 | by Wayne Roberts | Food trends in 2015 are bigger than the battle between kale and cauliflower. We're talking labour, information and industry.
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analysis
Jan 9 2015 | by Marcus A. Sibley | It's been just over a year since the Bedford decision. We look back on what led to the decision, what has happened since and if sex workers have seen any benefit from the new law.
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politics
Jan 9 2015 | by John Cartwright | It's a federal election year and after ten years under Harper government rule, Canada has become a shell of itself. It's time to bid Harper adieu.