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briefly
Mar 21 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | The Mamisarvik Healing Centre, a healing centre for Inuit people across the country, was set to close at the end of March due to lack of funding, but has received funding from the federal government.
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rabble news
Mar 18 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Canada's largest public service union continues to be frustrated during contract negotiations with the Liberals. The unions warns of another era of emaciated civil service systems.
Kristin Henry & Sage Birley pictured outside BC Hydro
rabble news
Mar 17 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Kristin Henry has gone on hunger strike in front of B.C. Hydro to protest the building of the Site C dam project. The fact that it could also contribute to food insecurity in that area is not lost.
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rabble interview
Mar 17 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | New BCTF president Glen Hansman discusses what's ahead including addressing gender inequality, lack of education funding in B.C. and the child poverty problem.
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in their own words
Mar 15 2016 | by Francis Campbell |, | by Ingrid Bulmer | And, unfortunately it's an inside job. The newsroom workers at the Halifax Chronicle Herald have been on strike since Jan. 23. The Halifax Typographical Union responds.
rabble news
Mar 14 2016 | by A. Splawinski | Activists and allies gathered in Toronto on March 11 to to voice their solidarity with Indigenous activists and environmentalists and condemn the assassination of Berta Cáceres.
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rabble news
Mar 11 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Halifax Chronicle Herald workers have been on strike for almost two months. Management has not been in contact with the union since the early days, but workers continue to press for change.
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rabble news
Mar 10 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | The Province of B.C. is in court on Friday to seek an injunction against remaining campers of Victoria's Super InTent City. Campers and supporters of tent city say this is exactly what not to do.
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analysis
Mar 9 2016 | by Sarah Beuhler |, | by Tristan Markle | If the NDP are truly going to renew their party, they must integrate the lessons learned for the three manifestos: the Waffle, the NPI and the Leap.
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rabble news
Mar 9 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | PSAC returned to the bargaining table this week for a second round of contract negotiations under Justin Trudeau's Liberal government. Here's what we can expect from the talks.
rabble news
Mar 8 2016 | by rabble staff |, | by Elizabeth Littlejohn | On Saturday March 5, people in Toronto took to the streets for the International Women's Day 2016 Rally, Fair and March.
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analysis
Mar 8 2016 | by A. Splawinski | The presence of online hate groups in public has many individuals asking what they can do to legally ban these groups from meeting up.
rabble news
Mar 7 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | In the midst of our current "digital revolution," governments and business conglomerates are swiftly seeking control, calling into question the direction that this technological movement is heading.
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rabble series
Mar 7 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | In the final part of rabble's minimum wage series, labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at how minimum wage and basic income programs are faring across Canada.
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rabble news
Mar 4 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Prime Minister Trudeau made several climate change-related announcements this week, yet meaningful Indigenous consultation was limited.
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analysis
Mar 4 2016 | by David Gray-Donald | The push for fossil fuel divestment on university campuses has many asking what goes into the process and why this should be done. We look at the upcoming McGill case to get a deeper understanding.
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rabble news
Mar 3 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | Despite Indigenous treaty rights, Vancouver's Supreme Court has granted B.C. Hydro an injunction against Site C protesters.
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briefly
Mar 3 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | "It was a tough round of negotiations," Local 79 president Tim Maguire told the media after reaching a tentative agreement with the City of Toronto.
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rabble news
Mar 2 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | As communities across Canada research the feasibility of safe injection services, groups call on the federal government to change the exemption policy, repeal Bill C-2 and more.
analysis
Mar 1 2016 | by Archana Rampure | The disaster at Rana Plaza in Bangladesh was not an isolated incident. How do we put pressure on the garment industry, who exploit Bangladeshi workers, to pay fair wages and respect workers?
briefly
Mar 1 2016 | by David Gray-Donald | A 100 per cent electric vehicle fleet? Postal banking? Door-to-door service and more, all from Canada Post? Where do we sign up?!
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rabble news
Feb 26 2016 | by Paul Weinberg | The Liberals' support for the anti-BDS motion recently passed in Parliament has BDS supporters concerned, confused or elated. How can this possibly be?
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rabble news
Feb 26 2016 | by Shenaz Kermalli | Iranians are voting in the first election since the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal and the outcome has the potential to change the political landscape of Iran over the next decade.
rabble news
Feb 26 2016 | by Alyse Kotyk | While individuals living on disability in B.C. finally received an increase to their monthly rates in the province's 2016 budget, it was paired with an increase to costs of transit subsidies.
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rabble news
Feb 25 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | A group of unionized employees at the University of Regina are about to enter their 20th month without a collective agreement following a year of unsuccessful contract negotiations.
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analysis
Feb 25 2016 | by Cory Collins | Regina hunger strike highlights the intense politics of private food in public institutions. How does privatization of food affect those who consume and how can we improve the system?
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rabble news
Feb 24 2016 | by Roshini Nair | "In Canada, the refugee crisis has become synonymous with the Syrian refugee crisis," said Daniel Tseghay. While Canada pats itself on the back, we must adovcate for refuge in Canada for all refugees.
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rabble series
Feb 23 2016 | by Teuila Fuatai | Paying employees a living wage will always increase labour costs for businesses relying on low-wage workers. Despite this, fairer wages often translate to benefits and savings in other areas.
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arts/media
Feb 23 2016 | by TK Matunda | Controversy struck the Academy Awards again this year when the list of nominees were predominantly white. Is this exclusion of people of colour also happening in the Canadian film industry?
rabble news
Feb 22 2016 | by Joshua Davidson | Food prices are skyrocketing across Canada especially in the North. This new campaign seeks to raise awareness about food insecurity in Nunavut and create real lasting change.