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There's a fascinating new report from the Centre for the Study of Living Standards that calculates Human Development Index (HDI) scores for all of Canada's provinces and territories. Here's the citation:
The Human Development Index in Canada: Estimates for the Canadian Provinces and Territories, 2000-2011, by Elspeth Hazell, Kar-Fai Gee, and Andrew Sharpe (Ottawa: Centre for the Study of Living Standards), May 2012, 79 pp.
It can be downloaded from the Centre's website.
Ontario's worker's compensation system is under attack. Drastic changes have been proposed, while others have already been implemented. The result of these changes is increased poverty, marginalization and uncertainty for disabled workers.
Please join injuured workers, their advocates, organized labour, migrant workers and others for a fun filled and educational rally that aims to stop the cuts to disabled workers. Stand up to our elected representatives and WSIB officials whose actions have continued to injure and already injured segment of our population.
This is an important part of our social contract, one worth fighting for. After all, we all have the potential to be injured at work.