Which party is best job creation in Canada, maybe it time for industrial policy

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Which party is best job creation in Canada, maybe it time for industrial policy

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/bombardier-cutting-ano...

 

Bombardier is cutting are job again.  Was Bombardier recently bailed out by the all levels of government?

The current policy of job terrorism, where companies threathen to leave and every has to chip in.  I look at this practice which is full of flaws and negatives but every government plays this game.  What bothers me the most is profits go in hands of private capital but risk/debt is socialized by the public.  Are there altlernatives?

 

SeekingAPolitic...

CBC reporting 2000 jobs canada

1500 in Quebec

Yet thet are doing stagetic hire of 3000 in low wage countries.

SeekingAPolitic...

http://www.bnn.ca/bombardier-cutting-7-500-jobs-amid-talks-with-ottawa-t...

 

Watch the video on bnn page. It will pop out when you hit page.  The talking head says pay out or get the rise canadian verison of trump.

 

Pondering

Don't look to the political parties. They are all neoliberal. My one complaint on this article is that CUPE's opposition isn't noted.

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sid-ryan/ceta-and-canadian-unions_b_1250928...

The TPP is all but dead...... Sadly, Canadian unions and the New Democratic Party can take little credit for it.....

On September 17 the German labour movement led European protests against CETA in seven major cities across Germany. An estimated 320,000 protesters filled the streets to say "nein" to a lowering of environmental standards, and to reject the outsourcing and privatization of jobs.

Clearly, there is a major difference between labour's response to CETA in Europe and the attitude of the unon leadership towards CETA in Canada. Here, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) neither mobilized nor educated the membership base the way European unions managed to do. The CLC website is devoid of any meaningful reference to CETA and its consequences for workers and public services in Canada. This is a country bound by a long-standing and harmful trade deal, NAFTA, yet it has not had a serious parliamentary debate on the two latest proposed agreements.....

The CLC sent the wrong signal to the Liberal government in Ottawa -- basically taking a laid-back approach to CETA and granting the Trudeau government a free pass on the deal. They should have drawn on the resources of the entire Canadian labour movement to match the efforts of the German and other European unions and put thousands of Canadian workers and their allies on the streets of at least seven Canadian cities in an inter-continental display of solidarity against CETA.

Instead, the CLC issued a statement of solidarity with German workers just one day before 320,000 of them took to the streets to defend German and Canadian jobs and public services. This was a lost opportunity to visibly demonstrate unity with our European sisters and brothers, beyond mere media releases and last-minute pro-forma public pronouncements.

And that does not even begin to describe the failure of the union-based New Democratic Party to address the threat of CETA. The silence of the NDP parliamentary caucus on this matter is utterly deafening. It underscores the need for a radical change of direction at the top of the party.