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Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | OFL demands to know why the WSIB is covering up 1,150 deaths | Apr 28 2015 | Ontario Federation of Labour | It appears that the agency tasked with compensating workplace victims is trying to erase 1,150 fallen workers out of existence. Why?
Civil Liberties Watch | Supreme Court strikes down mandatory minimums for gun crimes | Apr 28 2015 | Redeye Collective | In April, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that mandatory minimums for gun crimes were unconstitutional because they could result in cruel and unusual punishment.
Photo: Roland Tanglao/flickr
Elections | Labour | Politics in Canada | A new public sector activism: PSAC takes Harper's bet and raises him | Apr 28 2015 | Duncan Cameron | Labour leaders are responding to decades of attacks on professionals and other public sector workers by insisting their membership engage with the political process.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Environment | Politics in Canada | Harper is a climate disaster in the making | Apr 28 2015 | Brent Patterson | The Harper government's agenda of tar sands expansion, LNG development and pipeline construction is clearly incompatible with the math of climate change.
Photo: flickr/ Randen Pederson
Environment | Crude oil transportation: A danger on Canada's rails | Apr 28 2015 | Thomas Blampied | The increase in crude oil transportation by rail has seen an increase in spectacular derailments. Find out why.
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Labour | International Day of Mourning: Number of workplace deaths on the rise in Canada | Apr 28 2015 | Ella Bedard | On April 28, we mourn the thousands of workers killed or injured at work each year. An average of four workers die each day in Canada. And, that number is steadily rising.
Photo: Ed Nix/flickr
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | We still need journalism to make sense of our world | Apr 28 2015 | Stephen Kimber | As a recent CBC Nova Scotia news investigation on campaign financing shows, we still need journalism -- especially publicly funded, public interest journalism.
A veteran is driven from the New Canadian Citizen Ceremony, 2009.
Politics in Canada | This election, put Canadian veterans front and centre | Apr 28 2015 | Gerry Caplan | The betrayal of Canada's veterans by the Harper government should become a high-profile issue this election. Nothing more accurately illuminates the true nature of this government.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Environmental activist Ann Cavlovic talks 'non-preachy' climate activism | Apr 27 2015 | Lauren Scott | Ottawa writer, Ann Cavlovic's first play 'Emissions: A Climate Comedy' teaches audiences about climate change, but in a totally "non-preachy" way. Keep reading for her fresh take on the problem!
Arts & Culture | Writing Mentors: Been There, Done That, Do More | Apr 27 2015 | Catherine Brunelle, Kevin Johns, Write Along Radio | This week, we’re talking about finding community and mentoring in writing. Listen as we share how you can connect with those who will push you in your writing.
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Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Food & Health | Solving Vancouver's homelessness problem through public health care | Apr 27 2015 | Soledad Vega | With a federal election approaching, attention should be less on affordable housing and more on getting federal politicians talking about public health care.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Technology | Small businesses across Canada are speaking out about the impact of Bill C-51 on our economy | Apr 27 2015 | David Christopher | Over 100 businesses, large and small, have joined the over 200,000 Canadians speaking out to #StopC51
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | World | Holot prison: Purgatory for refugees in Israel | Apr 27 2015 | Jessica Prupas | Thousands of refugees from Eritrea and Sudan are being detained in a desert prison, and their fate is unclear.
Photo: Kat R/flickr
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | Budget 2015: The inequality budget | Apr 27 2015 | Lynne Fernandez | Rather than showing their fiscal responsibility by creating good jobs and investing in citizens, the Harper government has secured the position of Canada's richest.
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | Budget 2015: A tale of austerity past, present and future | Apr 27 2015 | Michal Rozworski | This budget is another in a series of unspectacular austerity budgets. Michal Rozworski looks at the election year budget as a continuity of slow-motion austerity past, present and future.