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rabble news
Apr 10 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | As premiers from across Canada meet in Quebec City, April 13-14, climate activists and organizers will also be converging on the city, home to printemps 2015. So, so, so can you say solidarity?
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Apr 10 2015 | by rabble staff | As premiers meet in Quebec City, climate advocates are taking to the streets. Follow tweets from the march and surrounding events here.
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rabble news
Apr 10 2015 | by Ella Bedard | The Alberta Federation of Labour's Better Way Alberta campaign will have to shut down its website until after the provincial campaign is over.
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Apr 10 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Happy Friday everyone! Lots of good news, and unsolicited discussion about The Fast and Furious, in this week's Feel Good Friday.
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rabble news
Apr 10 2015 | by Ella Bedard | This week in labour we've got ever more resistance to austerity measures, more folks in strike position, and workers trying to rescue our public services. Check it out.
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rabble news
Apr 9 2015 | by Meg Borthwick | London, Ontario is home to a strong campaign resisting cuts to Canada Post. Here, we deliver the story direct to you.
analysis
Apr 9 2015 | by Stefan Christoff | With the recent wave of police violence against the growing protests against austerity in Montréal, Stefan Christoff remembers long-time community activist Robert Fransham.
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rabble news
Apr 8 2015 | by Steve Cornwell | What are the issues with the search for a 'willing host' community for Canada's highly radioactive nuclear waste?
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rabble news
Apr 8 2015 | by Ella Bedard | Several unions and major labour groups take action against Canada's revolving-door immigration policy.
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opinion
Apr 8 2015 | by Christa Big Canoe | Why did a Canadian court allow the most intimate part of Cindy Gladue's body to be evidence in a jury trial? Christa Big Canoe discusses the dehumanization of Cindy Gladue.
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opinion
Apr 8 2015 | by Sarah Waurechen | Quebec's CEGEPs offer continuing education classes at night. Great idea? Not when teachers for those classes get half the salary of daytime professors. This is eroding higher education.
rabble news
Apr 7 2015 | by Tyson Kelsall | Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline is a major shareholder in the corporation that would respond to a marine oil spill, according to files obtained by rabble.
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analysis
Apr 7 2015 | by Nick Falvo | Nick Falvo discusses the state of homelessness and housing in Northern Canada. Here are 10 things you need to know.
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analysis
Apr 6 2015 | by James Compton |, | by Paul Benedetti | On March 25, the competition bureau cleared the way for Postmedia to buy Sun Media's properties. Here's why we need to pay attention.
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in their own words
Apr 6 2015 | by anonymous | "Target Loves Canada" -- not so much. Posters listing discount amounts and a grotesque countdown of "days left" are what mark Canadian Target stores now.
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Apr 3 2015 | by Kaitlin McNabb | It's my tied-for-first favourite candy time of the year: Easter. Something sweet for me, something sweeter for you.
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analysis
Apr 3 2015 | by Stefan Christoff | Cracks in the facade of austerity are quickly spreading outward on the streets in Montréal. Thousands are actively joining a growing grassroots protest movement that is bold, broad and powerful.
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rabble news
Apr 3 2015 | by Ella Bedard | We've got some energizing victories and momentous protests. Check it out!
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rabble news
Apr 2 2015 | by rabble staff | Across Canada, activists are gathering to demand justice in the case of Cindy Gladue. Follow the protest here.
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Apr 2 2015 | by Fatima Syed | The work permits of many temporary foreign workers (TFWs) who have been working in Canada for more than four years expires today, requiring them to leave immediately or suffer the consequences.
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analysis
Apr 1 2015 | by Ella Bedard | After a series of twists and turns, solidarity ultimately prevails in Nova Scotia's Bill 1 saga. Here's the backstory.
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Apr 1 2015 | by rabble staff | Stephen Harper is expected to announce an unprecedented change to the Canadian parliamentary system when he introduces a "vice-president" to his Conservative cabinet next week, sources say.
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analysis
Apr 1 2015 | by Paul Weinberg | Gideon Levy recently toured across Canada discussing the Israel-Palestine conflict and the recent Israeli election.
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rabble news
Mar 31 2015 | by Ethel Tungohan | What does it mean to be undocumented? Ethel Tungohan interviewed temporary foreign workers about the impact the "4 and 4" rule will have on them and their families.
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arts/media
Mar 31 2015 | by Elvira Truglia | Award-winning journalist Francine Pelletier spoke to some 200 people at Concordia University on what it takes for women to be heard, 25 years after the Montreal Massacre at Ecole Polytechnique.
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rabble news
Mar 31 2015 | by Ella Bedard | A Toronto-based group makes recommendations to change employment laws ill-suited to the changing labour market.
rabble news
Mar 31 2015 | by David Gray-Donald | An austerity budget was tabled and over 60,000 students went on strike in Quebec this past week. Here's what you should know about the Quebec anti-austerity movement.
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analysis
Mar 30 2015 | by Josie Baker |, | by Katie Mazer | Temporary foreign workers have more in common with Atlantic Canadians who migrate to Alberta for work than the Conservative government would have us believe. Read on.
rabble news
Mar 30 2015 | by Ethel Tungohan | With the April 1 deportation deadline looming, migrant advocacy groups are holding demonstrations to show temporary foreign workers deserve to stay in Canada.
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Mar 30 2015 | by Ella Bedard | York University capitulates on major issues, hard-fought battle ends in Union victory.