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We are primarily a labour show, focusing on union issues.
In defence of public education
September 23, 2004
John Ralston Saul has said that “any willful undermining of universal public education by our governments and the direct or indirect encouragement of private education would be a flagrant betray
Parliament according to Libby
September 9, 2004
What can progressives expect from Canada's new minority government? Newly re-elected Vancouver East MP Libby Davies sat down this week with working TV to survey prospects for the upcoming session of
Rx Express targets drug prices
August 30, 2004
Last week, a U.S. consumer rights group chartered a train to bring seniors, patients and small business owners to Vancouver — to buy more affordable prescription drugs. The group has challenged
Protesters converge on Sun Peaks
September 1, 2004
Sun Peaks is expanding its ski resort near Kamloops, BC. Its grand vision includes 20,000 beds, with new ski runs on the previously undisturbed Mt. Morrisey. Trouble is, Sun Peaks is on Secwepemc lan
Video: Prison Justice Day
August 12, 2004
On August 10, 1974, Eddie Nalon bled to death in solitary confinement at Millhaven Maximum Security Prison. Guards had deactivated the emergency call button in his cell. That button stayed off, and a
Unions march for pride
August 5, 2004
Some 150,000 people hit Vancouver's streets last weekend to celebrate the pride of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans community. Among them: workers and personalities from across the labour movemen
Ride for redress
July 5, 2004
Gim Wong, 82, is an Air Force veteran and the son of two Chinese head-taxpayers. He's leading a cross-Canada motorcycle ride to press Ottawa to redress the <i>Chinese Head Tax and Exclusion Act</i> &
<i>USA Patriot Act</i> clouds Canadian privacy
July 9, 2004
British Columbia plans to contract out the administration of its Medical Services Plan, among other public services. That means confidential information on citizens could be handed to U.S.-based mult
Is Cuba next?
June 10, 2004
U.S. President Bush recently announced new measures to “hasten a transition to democracy” in Cuba. That raised red flags for Cuba's Ambassador to Canada: “A significant danger of the n
Is criticizing Israel anti-Semitic?
May 18, 2004
It's one of the most persistent, laden questions of our times. And it's one that quickens the pulse of Dr. Norman Finkelstein, a scholar both acclaimed and controversial. He headlined a public forum
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