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In cahoots
Mar 9, 2018

From Syria to Toronto

A positive story about community groups and unions' collaborative programs that can help get Syrian refugees with basic skills into the workforce. Here is the story of Mahmoud who was a carpenter.
Blog
Feb 28, 2018
Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Top disappointments of Budget 2018, by the numbers

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians had a first look at Budget 2018 tabled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on February 27 and they didn't like what they saw. Here are their initial observations.
Podcast
Feb 15, 2018
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NAFTA and Climate Change

Needs No Introduction
Gordon Laxer talks about NAFTA, the tar sands, and why a clause called The Proportionality Rule has always been bad for Canada. From a talk recorded in Vancouver on Tues. February 13, 2018.
Blog
Jan 24, 2018
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Your voices helped shape the new TPP

Marie Aspiazu
In a big win for the Internet, the new version of the TPP suspends many of the controversial provisions included in previous versions.

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