Mining Watch
Ontario urgently needs 'value-for-money' cost-benefit analysis for mining
Apr 10 2015
Current mining policies, programs, and regulations pose a threat to public finance and taxpayers in Ontario, with potentially billions of dollars at stake.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Court declares Alberta government prohibition on strikes unconstitutional
Apr 10 2015
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has determined that two Alberta laws passed by the Conservative government violate the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Day of Pink: Stop bullying now!
Apr 8 2015
In communities across Canada and around the world people wear pink to call for an end to bullying in all its forms, especially bullying targeting members of the LGBTTI community.
Socialist Worker
Victory for Heiltsuk Nation, support Indigenous fisheries
Apr 8 2015
On April 2, the Heiltsuk First Nation, located on B.C.'s central west coast, scored a huge victory.
United Steelworkers
Young Canadians face a Third World job market
Apr 8 2015
Strike provoked by Crown Holdings is symptomatic of austerity agenda and business model that foster income inequality.
Unifor
Albertans blamed, now punished, for poor government record
Apr 6 2015
Massive increases to fees and cuts to core social services will be the price paid by the average Albertan.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Vancouver parents with young kids want less driving, more transit, cycling and walking
Apr 6 2015
A new study offers insights into how parents of young children travel from place to place within Vancouver, and how they'd like to see their experience improve.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
B.C.'s social welfare software system failing, says Auditor General
Apr 6 2015
British Columbia's social welfare software system is failing to fulfill its intended role, the B.C. Auditor General said in a report.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Canada Post's massive 2014 profit confirms: No need to withdraw door-to-door delivery
Apr 1 2015
The Canada Post Group reported a massive profit from operations of $299 million for 2014. The Canada Post segment reported profit from operations of $204 M and a profit before tax of $194 M.
Food Secure Canada
Food security more serious than acknowledged by Stats Can
Apr 1 2015
The Statistics Canada report released yesterday underestimates the number of food insecure people because it excludes all those who live in "marginal food insecurity."
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Budget officer confirms Conservative child-care cheques not going to child care
Apr 1 2015
A report by the Parliamentary Budget Officer confirms that the Universal Child Care Benefit is neither child care nor much of a benefit for the families across Canada who need child care.
Mining Watch
A Mount Polley in waiting: The Harper Creek Mine should not open
Mar 30 2015
The planned Harper Creek Mine near Vavenby, British Columbia, could be another Mount Polley disaster and should be stopped.
National Union of Public and General Employees
Support for reducing income inequality comes from unlikely source
Mar 30 2015
The IMF makes it clear that inequality can hurt society by allowing the wealthy to manipulate the economic and political systems in their favour, and this is where government action is required.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Alberta budget fumbles the ball
Mar 30 2015
The reviews are in. Alberta's first post-oil boom budget is a bust.
Canadian Health Coalition
2015 National Day of Action for a new Health Accord
Mar 27 2015
We are sounding the alarm to alert Canadians about the need for federal leadership on public health care.
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Education funding won't fully support issues like special education, full-day kindergarten
Mar 27 2015
While the Ministry of Education has offered stabilized funding in the face of declining enrollment, longstanding structural funding issues are continuing to have a negative effect.
Council of Canadians
Help boost youth voter turnout in 2015!
Mar 27 2015
Brigette DePape and the Council of Canadians are teaming up with students and youth groups to dramatically turn that around.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Strike continues at U of T as education workers reject employer's latest offer
Mar 25 2015
By a margin of 1,101 to 992, striking education workers have voted to reject the University of Toronto's most recent offer.
Food Secure Canada
Food for Thought: The female poverty trap
Mar 25 2015
Why is the story of poverty in Toronto so much a women's story? Discuss this in the second installment of The Stop's Food For Thought speaker series.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Postal workers concerned about Bill C-51
Mar 25 2015
The union representing 51,000 postal workers is adding its voice to the growing chorus of concerns over Bill C-51, the federal government's sweeping national security bill.
Unifor
'Bad news budget' lacks a vision to build Saskatchewan
Mar 23 2015
Building a strong province requires more than one-time infrastructure spending outlined in the provincial budget.
Sierra Club of Canada
Bill C-51 and Canadian environmentalists
Mar 23 2015
Is there a need to create a broad and vague definition of terrorism that police and CSIS may one day use to label organizations a "criminal threat" to Canada's economy or "infrastructure?"
United Food and Commercial Workers
Women-owned label is Wal Mart's response to gender inequality
Mar 23 2015
Wal Mart is responding to allegations of gender pay inequality by introducing a new Woman Owned label to be applied to products from women-owned companies.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Fixing Canada without raising taxes on (most) Canadians
Mar 20 2015
The Harper Conservatives have done a lot of damage to Canada.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Mar 20 2015
Every year on March 21, Canadians from all walks of life commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Think-tank projects federal deficit in 2015-16
Mar 20 2015
The 2015 Alternative Federal Budget demonstrates that the federal government's continued obsession with austerity and balancing the budget comes at a cost.
Food Secure Canada
Federal government should invest $1 billion in children's nutrition
Mar 18 2015
The Coalition for Healthy School Food is asking the federal government to invest one billion dollars in a Universal Healthy School Food Program to ensure all students can eat healthy food at school.
United Steelworkers
Steelworkers welcome industrial inquiry in beer can strike
Mar 18 2015
The Ontario government has decided to appoint an Industrial Inquiry Commission into an 18-month labour dispute in Toronto provoked by U.S.-based multinational Crown Holdings.
National Union of Public and General Employees
B.C. does little to help workers on minimum wage
Mar 18 2015
The B.C. Liberal government's announcement on minimum wage will do nothing to lift minimum-wage workers out of poverty.
B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
Avalanche of opposition to Bill C-51
Mar 16 2015
There was a groundswell of support for the National Day of Action Against Bill C-51. Seventy actions took place across the country, from Victoria to Halifax.