I'm ripping up my degrees if Queen's and Dalhousie don't divest from fossil fuels | May 21 2015 | Scott Vrooman | Scott Vrooman is serious.
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Dissenting judge in B.C. teachers case gives hope for Supreme Court appeal | May 19 2015 | Rod Mickleburgh | In a 38-page dissenting opinion in the recent 4-1 B.C. Court of Appeal ruling which ruled in the government's favour, Justice Ian Donald provided a ringing defence of free collective bargaining.
Chris Hedges speaks at the 3rd Annual Tommy Douglas Institute | May 18 2015 | Resh Budhu | How do we RETHINK the role of education in these times; RESIST neoliberal incursion into teaching and learning; and RECLAIM our educational institutions as vital democratic centres?
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Springing to action on child care across Canada | May 14 2015 | Dominique Arbez | On Wednesday May 13, child-care advocates from across Canada joined together to call for a universally accessible, quality and comprehensive child-care system.
Stand with elementary and secondary teachers in Ontario | May 7 2015 | Demand Smaller Class Sizes
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The courts will not deliver smaller class sizes to B.C. | May 1 2015 | Tara Ehrcke | The recent B.C. Court of Appeal ruling against teachers is a disappointment, but we should not rely on the courts to deliver smaller classes. They never will.
GroundWire | April 27, 2015: Grassy Narrows injunction, SFU students resist eviction | Apr 29 2015 | GroundWire Community Radio News | This week on GroundWire Community Radio News: CN injunction against Judy Da Silva of Grassy Narrows, SFU students resist eviction from family housing, and more.
Quebec students on strike against austerity | Apr 22 2015 | Redeye Collective | Scenes of Montreal streets filled with striking students are reminiscent of the 2012 campaign against tuition hikes. This time, students are protesting a harsh province-wide austerity program.
Mei-ling is not alone: Sexual harassment revelations rock Concordia | Apr 20 2015 | Michelle Pucci | When a student politician was harassed online, her subsequent road to retribution was not made simple.
Thirty years since the Charter's equality provisions and LEAF's founding, where is equality now? | Apr 17 2015 | Elizabeth Shilton | The Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) began working toward equality 30 years ago today. Time to look at what's been done and what still needs doing.
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SOLD! Canadian Wheat Board no longer quite so Canadian | Apr 16 2015 | National Farmers Union | With the privatization of the Canadian Wheat Board, the Harper government has accomplished the biggest transfer of wealth away from farmers in the history of Canada.
#BeenRapedNeverReported | Apr 16 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A talk at Carleton University by Sue Montgomery on Thurs. February 26, 2015

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