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Jul 21, 2016
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Inaction threatens to stagnate Manitoba's minimum wage

Molly McCracken
Unless immediate action is taken, 2016 will be the first time in a generation that minimum wage workers will see their wages stagnate, resulting in fewer earnings for basics like food and shelter.
Blog
Jul 17, 2016

Toronto Mayor John Tory goes Full Austerity Jacket

Michael Laxer
Now heading into the midway point of his first term, and no doubt greatly emboldened by the lack of any effective or coherent opposition to his policies, Tory's real agenda is coming into its own.
In cahoots
Jul 6, 2016

CETA vulnerable to defeat

Thanks to Brexit and the fact that our largest EU trading partner is no longer in CETA, the Council of Canadians is calling on Trudeau to do a proper cost-benefit analysis of CETA.
Podcast
Jul 5, 2016
Down goes Northern Gateway

Down goes Northern Gateway

Green Majority Radio
Canada ranks second on the Social Progress Index but we fall down on environmental protections. Top story is the failure to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline.
Columnists
Jul 5, 2016

Trudeau, Obama and neighbourly love

Neighbourly love was on display when U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the Canadian Parliament last week. But where is it in the international trade agreements the U.S. is selling?
Podcast
Jul 4, 2016
The FTA Follies - politicians as a chorus line lose control of agenda

Free trade! What is it good for?

WINGS
Kate Raphael of KPFA Women's Magazine asks Professors Maria Floro and Stephanie Seguino, two of the premier voices on gender equity and globalization, to demystify trade policy.

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