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analysis
Feb 5 2015 | by Moira Donovan | Following the posting of misogynistic Facebook comments by several male dentistry students, Dalhousie University talked a lot about restorative justice. What is restorative justice?
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briefly
Feb 5 2015 | by Francella Fiallos | Citizens for Public Justice and Canada Without Poverty released a national plan on the eradication of poverty in Canada this past week, calling for more action by the federal government.
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opinion
Feb 4 2015 | by Mike Palecek | Postal workers have said that Harper will regret his decision to privatize Canada Post. And with the election this year, we'll see if they're right.
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rabble news
Feb 3 2015 | by H.G. Watson | A small group of freelance radio journalists are in a stand-off with a non-profit media company that has asked them to give up full copyright in a new contract.
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briefly
Feb 3 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Privatizing Saskatchewan's hospital laundry service will yield long-term losses in income and GDP, according to new study.
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rabble news
Feb 2 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Unions say that retirement savings should be a major issue in the upcoming federal election. Here's why.
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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.