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Montreal citizens strike a blow against gentrification with Parc Madeleine-Parent | Sep 27 2016 | Andrée Lévesque | Activist Madeleine Parent has been honoured with a new park thanks to the determination of the citizens of a working-class district where, in 1943, she started her career as a union organizer.
Image: Flickr/Gord McKenna
'Payday loans of the mining industry' download risk to workers in one of world's most dangerous jobs | Sep 26 2016 | Sharry Taylor | "Streaming" in the mining industry, a speculative investment in future resource options, puts extra pressure on mining companies -- and workers bear the consequences.
Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr
Pressing the reset button: A progressive vision for Ontario | Sep 21 2016 | Trish Hennessy | What should "pressing the reset button" look like for a government that is mid-term, purporting to be "activist" in its approach and less than two years away from a general election?
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Tiering up over tuition fees | Sep 21 2016 | Erika Shaker | Governments need to ask themselves: is downloading more debt onto students -- particularly during a time of workforce precarity -- a sustainable policy to pursue?
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Winnipeg should consider benefits of in-house waste collection | Sep 20 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | This fall Winnipeg City Council will determine the future of waste collection. While garbage is generally not a "sexy" topic, there are many reasons why the public should be paying attention.
B.C. Ministry of Education: Spare us the hyperbole about flexibility | Sep 17 2016 | Lizanne Foster | Being a teacher already requires daily feats of flexibility. What we need are resources.
Gender issues in the garment sector in Indonesia | Sep 16 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with garment workers on gender and LGBTI issues at the workplace in Indonesia.
180 million Indian workers go on general strike | Sep 12 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and report back on the world's biggest general strike in India this September.
Cheapening the public: A discussion on the TPP | Sep 10 2016 | Diane Connors | Representatives from the CoC and Unifor recently met with Minister Sohi in Edmonton to discuss concerns about the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Image: Flickr/Mark Faviell
Too many workers are still dying on the job. This Labour Day, let's build a safer Canada. | Sep 5 2016 | Bob Barnetson | One thousand workers die on the job in Canada each year and hundreds of thousands are injured. Workplace safety is still under-investigated and under-enforced.
This Labour Day, make a commitment to stand up for workers across Ontario | Sep 5 2016 | Chris Buckley | Ontario's outdated labour laws are up for review. Now is your chance to advocate for secure and fairly compensated work for all Ontario workers.
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Supporting textile workers globally | Sep 5 2016 | Kelly Okamura | Acknowledging textile workers at home and abroad on Labour Day with new consumer insight.

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Canada's WWI Internment of Leon Trotsky, and the Captivating Mass Psychoses of antiSemitism and antiCommunism NDPP said... Fascinating read and much that was new to me. Many thanks for posting this Richard! in
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NDP presents anti-scab bill C-234 mark_alfred said... http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-presents-anti-scab-bill Quote: Today, New Democrats presented their...
NDP stands up to the Liberals for better protection for interns mark_alfred said... http://www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?Language=E&Mode... http://www.ndp.ca/...
Manitoba to expand child-care system Aristotleded24 said... Look out Quebec, your daycare system has some competition! Quote:The Manitoba government is aiming...
Common Front demonstration 3 Oct lagatta said... I don' t know how this got into the wrong forum. It is in the labour and consumption one, or the...
OFL Sid Ryan's President Report: Choose NDP mark_alfred said... Sid Ryan wrote:I am calling on every worker, in every riding, to make Thomas Mulcair the next Prime...
Wiki Leaks Says TPP Deal May Include Selling Off CBC & Canada Post terrytowel said... Why isn't this getting more press? The Council of Canadians, which leads the Canadian campaign...

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Operation backpack 2016
For this year's seventh annual Operation backpack 2016, steelworkers gathered at ArcelorMittal's Hamilton East plant and filled 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for students.

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