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Black Lives Matter demonstrators protest anti-Black racism and police violence

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UN message to Canada: Detention should be used only as a last resort for migrants

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Renu Mandhane opened her three-minute presentation to the United Nations in an unconventional way.

She read a letter from Tyron Richard, a 27-year-old immigration detainee inside the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, ON. 

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Premiers prioritize pipelines over climate change in recent summit

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The very worst was feared well before the Canadian Energy Strategy summit even kicked off.

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Pan Am medals win gold in unethical sourcing, say advocates

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When Meaghan Benfeito and Rosaline Filion won gold for Canada in women's 10-metre synchronized diving, the pair's smooth pike and entrance into the water mesmerized viewers.

What wasn't being talked about were the two pieces of hardware each diver had won. One gold apiece for the paired event, another silver for Filion and a bronze for Benfeito from the individual 10-metre dive.

All were provided by Barrick Gold.

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rabble.ca doesn't just make news. It makes journalists.

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At rabble.ca, we're not just creating content, we're building independent journalism. We work with new contributors and mentor young journalists. We asked some of our former interns how their work with rabble has contributed to their careers in journalism.

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CUPW launches national 'Stop Harper' caravan tour today

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Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is hitting the road to tell Canadians they should tell Harper to hit the road in the next election.

CUPW is kicking off their national Save Canada Post caravan tour in St. John's, Newfoundland today. 

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'Another world is possible': Peoples' Social Forum demands change

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The Peoples' Social Forum (PSF) in Toronto drew progressives to Ryerson's campus this weekend for discussions and workshops on everything from austerity to anti-racism.

The PSF is a counter-summit to the Pan American economic summit, just as the World Social Forum is a counter to the World Economic Forum.

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New reports slam Canada's immigration detention system

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Two new reports released last month from the University of Toronto and the End Immigration Detention Network detail the systemic flaws and inhumane treatment of immigration detainees, dubbing the entire system a "legal black hole."

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Unions will challenge Bill C-377 first in the election, then in the courts

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It took an unusual procedure to pass the anti-union bill, C-377. 

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This week in labour: The big stories are back

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Get ready folks, it's the last rabble.ca labour round up of the season, and coincidentally, many of the stories that have been covered through the year at rabble.ca (and rarely anywhere else in the media) are back in the news. So if you were wondering just what happened with... well read on, there are new developments.

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