Welcome to the Lynn Williams Activist Toolkit, an exciting new project of rabble.ca currently in Beta. The Toolkit is a wiki-style section of the rabble site devoted to content collaboration. It contains a growing number of encyclopedic resources that you can write. The Toolkit is named after activist, organizer, and labour leader, Lynn Williams, whose commitment to social justice has inpired generations of United Steeworker activists. Read more about Lynn Williams here. Participate in the Toolkit! See our User Guide, and please check out the toolkit blog and podcast.
Lynn Williams remains one of the most influential North American union leaders of the twentieth century. He was the first Canadian to become International President of the United Steelworkers, where he brought innovative leadership in bargaining and a structural readjustment of the North American steel industry during its most...
The Harper government has a long track record of ignoring Aboriginal issues in this country. Stephen Harper doesn't seem to think that listening to Aboriginal peoples and hearing their voices is a very important task at all. The recent death of Loretta Saunders should be adding urgency to create a federal plan to investigate missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.
In keeping with these traditions of neglect and racism, Harper has refused to appropriately address this issue. Despite protests, trials, and tears, he has ignored the issue. It’s time to stand up, again, and force the Canadian government to confront this crisis. Sign this petition if you think it's a worthwhile pursuit for Harper and the Conservative government. Change.org and the petition’s author have set a...