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Supporters stand in solidarity with sexual assault survivors after Ghomeshi verdict

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Exploitative practices of disabled workers persist across Canada

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McGill rejects fossil fuel divestment for second time

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McGill University announced on Wednesday that while fossil fuel investments represent social injury, the injury is not grave enough for McGill to consider divestment -- selling off its investments in fossil fuel corporations -- at any level.

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Federal budget offers workers a minimal dose of 'real change'

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The Liberals' new budget promises a much-needed funding boost to a range of Canadian initiatives and sectors.

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Peaceful Black Lives Matter protest turns violent with police force

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Update II: Black Lives Matter Toronto is organizing a #BlackOUT on Saturday March 26 4:00 p.m. at Toronto Police Headquarters to take action against anti-Black racism and police violence.

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No progress made on public sector bargaining as Liberals ape Conservatives' stance

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Canada's largest public service union is warning of another era of emaciated civil service systems following a second round of unsuccessful contract negotiations under the Liberal government.

Five bargaining units from the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), representing nearly 100,000 civil servants, met with teams from the Treasury Board in Ottawa last week to discuss new contracts.

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Site C protesters continue hunger strike as food security, environmental concerns persist

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Update: Kristin Henry was hospitalized on the evening of March 31 after being on hunger strike for almost three weeks. She was released on April 5 according to the Stop Site C facebook group.

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Justice for Berta Cáceres rally condemns Canada's lethal influence in Honduras

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Activists gathered outside Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland's office in downtown Toronto on March 11 to voice their solidarity with Indigenous activists and environmentalists, as well as to condemn the assassination of Indigenous Honduran activist Berta Cáceres.

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Halifax Chronicle Herald workers keep up pressure to end the strike

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It's been nearly two months since newsroom workers at the Halifax Chronicle Herald took up strike action.

Doughnuts, coffee and supermarket vouchers have been passed out at the picket line, as the unionized workers -- originally 61 in number -- protest major changes intended for their collective.

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Province of B.C. seeks injunction to dissolve tent city community

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Tomorrow, in Victoria's Supreme Court, the Province of B.C. is seeking an injunction to forcibly remove the remaining residents of Super InTent City.

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