What term could you use to replace, say, socialism? How about -- socialism?
The Toronto & York Region Labour Council is devastated to hear the General Motors announcement to close the Oshawa assembly plant.
The Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation on the power of democracy through worker co-operatives.
Making the link between house ownership and public pensions is key to a way forward.
In the wake of General Motors’ decision to close its Oshawa plant, politicians offer regret, promises to help workers. Meanwhile the idea of nationalizing the car-maker’s Canadian assets is floated.
When Finance Minister Bill Morneau stood in place in the House of Commons on Wednesday, November 21, this is the economic update statement he dared not deliver.
David J. Climenhaga
In its heyday, General Motors employed about 40,000 people in Canada. Now that number is just over 8,000, and is set to fall by nearly half. The prime suspect in the ordeal? Donald Trump.
In an open letter, students from St. Thomas University in Fredericton ask government to remedy the housing shortage that is so clearly evident by the tent city that has sprung up in the urban centre.
The Canadian Labour Congress joins the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in calling on Canada Post to negotiate fair contracts for postal workers.
AUPE is welcoming Bill 27, the provincial government’s long-overdue legislation to place Alberta’s public sector pension plans under joint employer-employee governance.