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rabble news
Oct 22 2014 | by rabble staff | One suspect and one victim are confirmed dead. rabble.ca has collected some of the tweets from Ottawa here showing the way people reacted during the event.
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briefly
Oct 22 2014 | by Ella Bedard | In a press conference today, police and military said their investigation is ongoing and ask people to be vigilant, stay out of the downtown core, and report suspicious activity in the city.
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opinion
Oct 22 2014 | by Glenn Greenwald | Terrorism and violence bring reactions of shock and bewilderment. These acts need not be used to promote right-wing agendas.
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rabble news
Oct 21 2014 | by Ethel Tungohan | The Harper government's proposed changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program is unsurprisingly not great. Why does the government refuse to give landed status to live-in caregivers?
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briefly
Oct 21 2014 | by Ella Bedard | Workers United members fight two-tiered contracts and win!
rabble news
Oct 21 2014 | by rabble staff | Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Glenn Greenwald spoke in Ottawa on Saturday, and rabble.ca video livestreamed the event.
opinion
Oct 20 2014 | by Grace-Edward Galabuzi | After one writer wrote that Black voters should spoil their ballots in Toronto's mayoral election, Grace-Edward Galabuzi thought it was time to talk about Black voter engagement and creating change.
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rabble news
Oct 20 2014 | by Jocelyn Formsma | Closing arguments on the most important Indigenous children's rights case will be heard from October 20-24, 2014 at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in Ottawa, Ontario.
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rabble news
Oct 20 2014 | by Tess Allen | This summer, New Brunswick introduced new regulations on abortion access and stopped funding abortions. Now, clinics in Maine see increasing numbers of women at their clinics coming from Canada.
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arts/media
Oct 17 2014 | by Shama Rangwala | 'Citizen Marc' the new documentary about marijuana activist Marc Emery is an engaging and thoughtful film that ultimately asks "What do we want our country to be and what will we do make that happen?"
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politics
Oct 17 2014 | by Camilo Cahis |, | by Chris Brisbane | How do we stop the Ford/Tory agenda in the Toronto mayoral election? Progressives voters are looking to Olivia Chow to provide strong anti-austerity programs.
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briefly
Oct 17 2014 | by Ella Bedard | At the Good Jobs Summit, Community Benefit Agreements were one of the proposed ways of creating good jobs. But what does a Community Benefit Agreement really mean?
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rabble news
Oct 17 2014 | by Cheryl Auger | Bill C-36 was passed in the House of Commons last week. And a lot of people, including sex workers, are not pleased. Will this bill continue to contribute to sex workers' rights violations?
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briefly
Oct 17 2014 | by Kaitlin McNabb | IT'S FRIDAY! Here's some good news just for you all wrapped up in an exciting package.
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?
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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.