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Workers: Makers of History (Mayworks Festival)

May 10, 2012 to May 14, 2012
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 53.2584" N, 79° 24' 44.6868" W
CA
Bringing together Filipino-Canadian artists and community, Maleta crosses multi-disciplinary art practices
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LeftWords Festival of Books and Ideas

May 6, 2012
Ryerson Students' Centre
55 Gould. St.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 28.7352" N, 79° 22' 42.6864" W
Ontario CA
LeftWords is a free public event that celebrates and promotes the work of Canadian and international writers and thinkers whose works appear in books and magazines by Canadian independent publishers.
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Hard time to find a job

I am deaf-blind in one eye (Usher syndrome) and ASL native speaker, I've been looking for jobs since i was high school graduate i trying to find job at Government of Nunavut, they never pick me up I've been sent them resume many times and not invite interview. some store accepted me can work at local store for stockingboy or cashier in few months then i quit but i really want different job like im union or social worker etc. i am unemployment. My deaf friend have same me, she has most hardest time to find job that she been many time interview like 5-10 times they never pick her up cuz she is deaf? same thing me they never pick me up cuz i am deaf? pfft make me so angry. We decide go to college/university instead for good!

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R.I.P. Madeleine Parent

http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/actualites-en-societe/344848/l-infatigab...

http://threeoclockpress.com/sumachpress/mpactrev.htm

http://www.fondationlearoback.org/friends.htm

http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/women/030001-1112-e.html

Madeleine Parent was one of those people who make you think anew about the world. Her courage and inspirational leadership were a huge part of the labour movement, the women's movement, and struggles for social justice of every kind from peace activism to solidarity with First Nations. 

No other activist better incarnated the spirit of this website.

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Acadian Bus Lines lockout

Acadian Bus Lines lockout continues.

An international campaign in support of the locked out Acadian Bus Lines workers is under way.

 

The petition at the following site is addressed to the French corporation that now owns the ONLY public transit company serving New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI.

 

http://www.labourstart.org/cgi-bin/solidarityforever/0x.cgi

The petition can be read and signed in English, French or other languages.

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Ontario Day of Action against cuts

Apr 21, 2012
Queen's Park Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Ontarians from all sectors of society must come together to tell Premier McGuinty that he cannot cut his way to economic prosperity
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Injured workers community meeting

Feb 29, 2012 to Mar 1, 2012
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 58
1180 Barton St East 2nd Floor
Hamilton , ON
Canada
43° 15' 1.6704" N, 79° 48' 44.4384" W
Ontario CA
Come hear about workers compensation, health and safety, and how the austerity agenda is attempting to take these away from injured workers.
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Challenging racism and sexism in the workplace & labour movement

Feb 25, 2012
Galbraith Buidling, University of Toronto
35 St. George Street, Room 248
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 35.208" N, 79° 23' 47.7096" W
Ontario CA
The event features a screening of the documentary "The Road Taken" that highlights the struggle and resistance of Afrikan Canadian sleeping car porters against racism and economic exploitation.The Af
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Defend our education! Support our TAs!

Feb 16, 2012
Simcoe Hall, University of Toronto Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
CUPE 3902 (the U of T TA union) has set a strike deadline of February 24. CUPE 3902 is fighting for smaller tutorials, fair graduate student funding and a better education for all.
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Occupy The Workers Arts & Heritage Centre

Feb 10, 2012 to Feb 11, 2012
The Workers Arts & Heritage Centre
51 Stuart St. in the historic Hamilton Custom House
Hamilton , ON
Canada
43° 15' 59.3208" N, 79° 52' 2.4888" W
Ontario CA
Members of the Occupy Movement from across the region will stage OCCUPY WAHC an "occupation of solidarity" at the Workers Arts & Heritage Centre in Hamilton.
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Picket line at the OFL

Rumour has it there will be picket lines up at the OFL tomorrow morning?

 

Looks like everyone isnt Unite(d) (t)HERE

 

How many other unions will cross the picket line?

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Canadian Association for Supported Employment Conference

Jun 5, 2012
Delta Winnipeg Hotel Winnipeg , MB
Canada
49° 53' 59.1144" N, 97° 8' 14.9784" W
Manitoba CA
Winnipeg will be host to the annual national CASE (Canadian Association for Supported Employment) conference and wil to discuss strategies and successes of supporting persons with disabilities to work

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