rabble news
Oct 17 2014 | by Kathryn Teeluck | One in 7 people in this country experience poverty. More than 800 000 rely on food banks each month. Chew On This! is a campaign to make this a prominent political issue.
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analysis
Oct 16 2014 | by Ferrukh Faruqui | Violence against women is a scourge in Canada. Women immigrating to Canada are dependent on their sponsors because of amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. But are they safe?
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rabble series
Oct 16 2014 | by Hans Rollman | In a country characterized by increasingly confrontational labour relations, an unlikely story of cooperation and negotiation emerges. Are there lessons for the rest of the country?
Photo: Shelley Burgoyne, Unifor
rabble news
Oct 16 2014 | by Ella Bedard | 45 day mediation period begins in the wake of Bill 1's passing. Nova Scotia health care unions say that the Bill violates workers' Charter rights.
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rabble news
Oct 16 2014 | by Ella Bedard | A new case against ending home mail delivery: It goes against the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the decision should be made by parliament, not the crown corporation itself.
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rabble series
Oct 15 2014 | by Judy Rebick | On the third anniversary of a Canada-wide march in solidarity with Occupy protestors, Judy Rebick presents the first piece in a rabble.ca series on what has sprung from the Occupy movement.
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rabble news
Oct 15 2014 | by various | On Monday, October 6, the National Energy Board (NEB) released a letter temporarily denying Enbridge’s "Leave to Open" submission on Line 9 based on the inadequacy of the valve safety standards.
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briefly
Oct 10 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Happy Feel Good Friday! Here's all the good news you can handle.
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briefly
Oct 10 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Striking glass workers turn replacement workers away with support from the Guelph & District Labour Congress.
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politics
Oct 9 2014 | by Judy Rebick | John Tory isn't the only option to beat Doug Ford. If progressive women, people of colour and young people get out to vote, Olivia Chow can win. Here's why Judy Rebick thinks it's worth it.
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briefly
Oct 9 2014 | by Ella Bedard | A new study confirms what Saskatchewan's prison workers have been decrying for years: the dangerous overcrowding in Saskatchewan's prisons.
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rabble interview
Oct 8 2014 | by H.G. Watson | A year after Unifor's founding convention, Unifor President Jerry Dias reflects on the year, what Unifor can achieve for the workers it represents and the rest of Canada.
politics
Oct 8 2014 | by Women in Toronto Politics | It's an important question during Toronto's mayoral election. So how do we do it? Women in Toronto Politics have a few ideas (and a position primer!).
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rabble news
Oct 8 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Stability is not in the cards for Canadian workers, with young workers particularly affected, according to this year's Vital Signs Reports from the Community Foundations of Canada.
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politics
Oct 7 2014 | by Michele Landsberg | John Tory and Doug Ford sit idly by as racist and sexist comments are hurled at Olivia Chow. Tory and Ford ignore women's issues, while Chow continues to fight for them. What gives?
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politics
Oct 7 2014 | by Gregory Shupak | The Harper government announced its Iraq war plan, basically, saving people by killing people. But what other options are available? Consider these.
rabble news
Oct 7 2014 | by rabble staff | The Good Jobs Summit was held in Toronto October 3 to 5. Listen to the audio round up of sessions here.
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press release
Oct 6 2014 | by rabble staff | Today, Prince Edward Islanders are asking cruise ship passengers to help defend the EI benefits that are so essential in a province that depends on seasonal work.
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rabble news
Oct 6 2014 | by Claudio D'Andrea | In the spirit of the Good Jobs Summit, rabble asked a diverse group of five people about the issues raised at the summit, what they meant to them and what they took away from the three-day gathering.
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rabble news
Oct 6 2014 | by H.G. Watson | Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow tweeted that she and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne are in agreement on transit, after the Premier's speech at the Good Jobs Summit.
rabble series
Oct 4 2014 | by rabble staff | Moderated by Trish Hennessey at the opening of the Good Jobs Summit, Bottom Line panelists tackle the question of what constitutes a good job.
rabble news
Oct 4 2014 | by rabble staff | Day two of the Good Jobs Summit kicked off with a discussion featuring Canadian Federation of Students, GE Canada, and the Canadian Labour Congress.
rabble news
Oct 4 2014 | by rabble staff | Van Jones is a CNN commentator, green jobs advocate, and former advisor to US President Barack Obama. He gave the first keynote of the Good Jobs Summit.
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briefly
Oct 3 2014 | by rabble staff | Every October 4, communities across Canada gather to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
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briefly
Oct 3 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | When you wake up on Friday thinking it's Saturday, the day could be rough. But then Feel Good Friday swoops in and saves the day.
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rabble news
Oct 3 2014 | by Ellie Ng | Student and Occupy Central leaders threatened to besiege government offices in Hong Kong yesterday, leading many to wonder what is ahead for these pro-democracy protests.
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opinion
Oct 3 2014 | by Nick Fillmore | If climate activists want to keep carbon emissions to low levels, we need to rethink our strategy and forge stronger alliances.
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in their own words
Oct 2 2014 | by Jane Will | Jan Armstrong fought for equality, fairness and workers' rights all her life. She also played an important role at rabble.ca. Jan was 64 when she died this summer. We remember her here.
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opinion
Oct 1 2014 | by Michael Geist | Has the CRTC started a fight it can't win? Possibly. It looks like threats of new regulation won't scare Netflix into submission.
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rabble interview
Oct 1 2014 | by Claudio D'Andrea | Van Jones will be in Toronto talking green jobs this weekend. He took time to talk with rabble.ca about labour and green jobs. Here's that conversation.