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New report reveals Walmart's overseas tax havens
June 29, 2015
A newly released report sheds light on to Walmart's concealment of at least $76 billion in assets.
The Senate should pass Bill C-279 without amendments and without delay
June 8, 2015
An amendment passed by a Senate committee would weaken Bill C-279 protection, and would allow federal agencies discretionary power and impunity to discriminate against transgendered Canadians.
By the numbers: Growth of Canadian debt
June 1, 2015
The proportion of Canadian households in debt and the amount owed has grown in just over a decade according to a new Statistics Canada report.
Study says union membership builds middle class stability
May 25, 2015
A new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study reveals that union membership can be a key factor to building middle class stability.
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By the numbers: Injuries at work
May 11, 2015
Every year, thousands of Canadians are killed or injured on the job. Workers in Canada today are four times more likely to die at work than they are to be murdered.
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Budget balances the needs of the 1% against everyone else
April 24, 2015
Harper's Conservatives introduced a budget more concerned with the continued gutting of services in order to squeeze out a balanced budget to bolster their re-election campaign.
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cutting public service
New report reveals workers exploited, laws need overhaul
April 17, 2015
A new report reveals how some Ontario employers cheat workers out of basic entitlements by claiming the workers are not covered under the Employment Standards Act.
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New study finds Canada second only to Greece in household debt growth
April 10, 2015
A new study has found that Canada has, relative to income, seen the second-highest increase in household debt among developed countries since the 2008 recession.
Women-owned label is Wal Mart's response to gender inequality
March 23, 2015
Wal Mart is responding to allegations of gender pay inequality by introducing a new Woman Owned label to be applied to products from women-owned companies.
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Safety and social responsibility must be top priority for Ontario Beer Retailing System
March 16, 2015
Speculation continues about possible changes to Ontario's beer retailing system.
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