Activist Toolkit
| Some may not qualify for EI, others are on closed work permits. Ask the government to make sure they are supported.
News
Photo: Tania Liu/flickr
Teuila Fuatai | Qualifying for employment insurance based on your postal code is not working. Carleton University economist Frances Woolley discusses why with rabble labour reporter Teuila Fuatai.
News
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall
Teuila Fuatai | The Liberals' extended employment insurance benefits to regions suffering higher-than-normal jobless rates have reignited a debate around the entire program. rabble's labour reporter investigates.
Blog
Photo: Albert Lynn/flickr
Angella MacEwen | The EI changes announced in the budget are largely positive, but many details are still missing, and some stinkers from Harper are left unchanged.
Blog
Photo: Tania Liu/flickr
Angella MacEwen | A coalition of community and labour organizations have come together to present their views on necessary EI reforms as part of the pre-budget process.
News
Photo: flick/ Gavin Schaefer
Laurell Ritchie | The NDP and Liberals have both promised to repeal the Conservatives' 2012 EI changes. Can they actually do it? And where do the other parties stand?
Activist Toolkit
| The Public Service Alliance of Canada had created an information series on the the Conservative governments cuts to public services.
Blog
Image: Flickr/PMWebPhotos
Angella MacEwen | Joe Oliver's 2015 federal budget was superficially balanced, but under the surface are very real imbalances -- a generational imbalance, and environmental imbalance, and an infrastructure imbalance.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Jim Stanford explains why oil prices have fallen so dramatically, what it will mean -- and how Canada can learn from this latest downturn to build a more stable and diversified economy.
News
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Katie Mazer | Federal governments have recited the tired story of unemployed people and seasonal workers as lazy. But isn't reducing access to EI and creating a disposable workforce actually lazy governance?
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced Nov. 12 that the government will have a small surplus in 2015. He didn't say that the surplus has come from deep cuts to services for veterans and the unemployed.
News
Photo: flickr/Martin Cathrae
rabble staff | Today, Prince Edward Islanders are asking cruise ship passengers to help defend the EI benefits that are so essential in a province that depends on seasonal work.