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Doreen Nicoll | Spousal abuse, also known as intimate partner violence, has nothing to do with love but everything to do with power and control.
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Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder, C. Marie Ainsborough | RadioLabour's Canada Report: Teachers in Ontario are for students and against cuts to education -- an interview with ETFO president Sam Hammond.
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | Labour promotes North America's first paid leave for domestic violence. Ontario making university more expensive. Global unions campaign for free, quality education.
Columnists
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Matthew Behrens | For a self-proclaimed feminist prime minister, Justin Trudeau has utterly failed in his government's efforts to protect the national security of women.
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Penney Kome | With the recent Toronto van attack and the Parkland shootings, the perpetrators seemed to be aiming at women. Femicide has become public.
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Doreen Nicoll | There are several commonly known warning signs for intimate partner violence, and Pejcinovski's killer fit at least three of them.
Columnists
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The mass murder in Sutherland Springs, Texas, was a horrific crime. It was also horrifically predictable, and emblematic of the systemic problem we have with guns and violence in the United States.
News
The Wynne government wants to offer up to 17 weeks leave, but since it is all unpaid it will not help those who need it most
Meagan Gillmore | The Wynne government wants to offer up to 17 weeks leave, but since it is all unpaid it will not help those who need it most
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Doreen Nicoll | Bill 26, the Domestic and Sexual Violence Act unanimously passed second reading but has been in limbo since October 20, 2016.
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Doreen Nicoll | The Wynne government's Bill 148 only allows for two days of paid "personal emergency leave," which can be accessed for domestic and sexual violence. This is not good enough.
News
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Meagan Gillmore | A 2014 study found that a third of respondents had experienced domestic violence. Of those, more than half said they'd experienced it at or near their workplaces.
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Meagan Gillmore | Saskatchewan has become the latest province to guarantee leave to employees suffering domestic violence. Organized labour has been leading the battle.