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Public ownership of oil refineries will see Alberta through low oil prices, says AFL President Gil McGowan | Mar 5 2015 | Ella Bedard | rabble.ca labour reporter Ella Bedard interviews Gil McGowan, President of the Alberta Federation of Labour, and he told her what he thought the drop in oil prices would mean for Alberta.
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Media: Get the story straight on U of T strike | Mar 5 2015 | Christina Turner | Since members of CUPE 3902 went on strike last Friday, there has been very little coverage in the mainstream media that accurately conveys the demands of the striking workers.
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The Site C Dam and Christy Clark, union maid | Mar 5 2015 | Rod Mickleburgh | How B.C. Labour got an unexpected hero in the fight to unionize the Site C Dam.
York University's Two Towers tell real story of TA strike | Mar 5 2015 | Hans Rollman | On one side of campus is a gritty, jampacked building where students share sofa space and sweat; on the other, a pristine ten-storey cathedral of glass an light housing a handful of administrators.
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Reimagining feminism on International Women's Day | Mar 4 2015 | Harsha Walia | How can we reimagine the dominant liberal framing of feminism? Embracing a multitude of feminisms can diversify our understandings of how oppression is experienced, as well as resisted.
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Grocery wars: Lessons from Canada's changing retail landscape | Mar 3 2015 | Armine Yalnizyan | As Target Canada tumbled into bankruptcy, Loblaw announced that its fourth-quarter profits more than doubled. What can be learned from this tale of two retailers?
VIDEO: Members of CUPE 3903 vote to reject York University offer | Mar 3 2015 | rabble staff | Over 1,200 members of CUPE 3903 participated in the 'final offer' Special General Membership Meeting on March 2, during which they voted almost 70 per cent to reject the Employer's final offer.
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GroundWire | February 25 and March 3, 2015: Homelessness Marathon Edition | Mar 3 2015 | GroundWire | This edition of GroundWire originally aired during the 2015 Canadian Homelessness Marathon, an overnight broadcast showcasing local stories about homelessness.
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Bucking the trend: Manitoba defends workers' pensions | Mar 2 2015 | Paul Moist | Manitoba has seen the importance of our various pension plans to a middle-class life, the prospects of which are increasingly under attack in Canada.
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Teaching Assistants strike at the University of Toronto | Mar 2 2015 | Ella Bedard | At the last minute, TAs vote to reject a tentative agreement at the University of Toronto.
Over 200 arrests under Lese Majeste since Thai military coup | Feb 28 2015 | Jiselle Hanna | An interview with Junya Lek Yimprasert, Thai labour activist, living in exile in Finland due to charges under Lese Majeste.
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Nova Scotia Bill 1: The saga continues | Feb 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | The Nova Scotia government fires its arbitrator as labour work to ensure labour rights in the face of Bill 1.

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NDP caucus instructed not to speak to Halifax Chronicle Herald because of press operators lockout Jacob Two-Two said... I can't see why this would be a problem. Seems like they're doing the right thing here. Am I...
Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...
Beer can boycott expands across Ontario NorthReport said... Come on let's all get behind this boycott and say no to union-busters and scabs Beer Can Boycott...
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
B.C. teachers' struggle jas said... Thanks for posting this. I think most people agree with these sentiments. No one wishes to see a...
The future of pensions in Canada abnormal said... At the risk of sounding dumb is there a detailed explanation of how the proposed Ontario Retirement...
Manitoba's Proactive Investigation of TFW Employers "a model for the rest of Canada." Maradona said... Since 2009, Manitoba has conducted regular, proactive, "sting" investigations of TFW employers...
Manitoba's Proactive Investigation of TFW Employers "a model for the rest of Canada." Maradona said... Since 2009, Manitoba has conducted regular, proactive, "sting" investigations of TFW employers,...
Doug Ford "60% of Labour unions don't agree with their president" NorthReport said... Why would you give the Ford family comments such credibility? Who cares what someone who hates...
Nova Scotia nurses strike Slumberjack said... Walking off the Job in Progress Quote:Chris Power, chief executive of the Capital District Health...

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Hospital Employees' Union
Layoff notices issued to nearly 1,200 Lower Mainland health-care workers
Staff at a Surrey long-term care facility, and cleaners in Vancouver Coastal Health hospitals, have been given layoff notices by their corporate employers.

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