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There's a new advertising campaign adorning pages in Canada's national dailies this summer and it's got journalists talking

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Labour speaks out about jobs, justice and the climate

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Under the bright and unrelenting heat of the Sunday afternoon sun, thousands of protesters gathered at Queen's Park in Toronto yesterday to demand just solutions to climate change.

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March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate over 10,000 strong

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The March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate filled the streets of downtown Toronto today, demanding a justice-based transition to a green-energy economy.

A press release sent after the Toronto march pegged the number of marchers at over 10,000 including celebrities Jane Fonda and David Suzuki.

The thousands in Toronto were not the only people to take part this weekend. Events for jobs, justice and the climate were held in cities and towns across Canada.

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Follow this weekend's mobilization for jobs, justice and the climate

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If you're looking for a reason to take to the streets this weekend, look no further.

July 7-9, the Government of Canada is hosting a pan-American dialogue on long-term climate action at a 2015 Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto.

You know what that is? A valuable opportunity for us all to come together and unite our voices.

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What does it mean to be a Toronto treaty person?

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Since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) delivered its findings in Ottawa last month, the concept of reconciliation is everywhere in the Canadian media. But what does reconciliation mean for Canadian settlers?

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Freedom Flotilla activists deported from Israel, to arrive in Canada today

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Kevin Neish and Robert Lovelace, the two Canadian activists detained in Israel, are flying home today.

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Trans Pacific Partnership patent rules could threaten LGBT lives

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Countries that pride themselves on their human rights records, particularly for LGBT people, are endangering lives through patent rule changes in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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Two Canadians detained after Israel illegally seizes Freedom Flotilla III ship

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Postal workers' union alleges union-busting by Canada Post

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The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) alleges Canada Post is practising union-busting, after the Crown corporation dropped its contract with the unionized temporary agency that had been staffing its international parcel intake plants.

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This week in labour: Strike with Pride!

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It's Pride season! If there is a parade or march in your hometown this month, you'll probably see a few union floats and flags mixed in with all the rainbows.

In recent decades, the labour movement has become increasingly involved in defending the rights of gay, lesbian, queer, and trans workers.

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