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Budget Day on Parliament Hill

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All eyes on Parliament Hill today as Flaherty and Harper present Budget 2013.

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It's a day of grassroots resistance to Bill C-38 across Canada

Protests like this will be taking place across the country again today. (Photo: LeadNow.ca)

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Today, across the country, concerned individuals are expected to rally outside offices of Conservative MPs, while the controversial federal budget Bill C-38 is debated in the House of Commons.

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Cross-Canada day of action Wednesday against Bill C-38

Protest against Bill C-38 in Whitehorse, Yukon. (Photo: LeadNow / flickr)
On Wednesday people all over Canada - like this group in Whitehorse, Yukon - will take action to protest Bill C-38.

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10 reasons to oppose the Conservatives' Bill C-38

A June 2 protest outside Ryan Leef's office in Whitehorse, Yukon. (Photo: LeadNow / flickr)

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The Harper government is trying to quickly pass, without debate, one of the most destructive pieces of legislation in Canadian history.

Anyone concerned with tar sands pipelines, climate change, workers rights, unemployment insurance, Indigenous peoples' rights, women's rights, food security, Old Age Security, rural development and the Canadian economy needs to take action now.

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A number is never just a number: Austerity's discontents

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75 million

Number of youth, aged 15-24, who will be unemployed globally this year. That's 6% more than in 2007. The global youth unemployment rate is 12.7%. (Source)

46.4%

The 2011 youth unemployment rate in Spain, up from 18.2% in 2007. (Source)

13.9%

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