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'Groundbreaking' labour ruling highlights Canada's lack of progress for worker rights

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Canada's Supreme Court ruling, issued on July 14, in favour of fired nuclear energy worker Joseph Wilson has been rightly revered by labour movement representatives.

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Learning for today from working-class history

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A union for panhandlers, buskers, and other folks on the street

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Alberta NDP sticks to its guns

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Alberta Premier rejects "immediate, massive, reckless cuts" proposed by the opposition and vows to stay the course on her government’s chosen role as economic shock absorber.

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A summit for radical worker-organizers in Toronto

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This Labour Day, plan to elect a new government

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Labour Day has a long and significant history in our country. And as people get ready to enjoy a day off with family or friends, it's import we don't lose sight of why we celebrate this day each year.

More than just a holiday, Labour Day is a reminder of the struggles and victories of working people across the country.

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