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NDP MP Peter Julian. Photo: Peter Julian/Facebook
Karl Nerenberg | There is currently no effective way for foreign victims of Canadian corporate malfeasance to pursue meaningful redress in Canadian courts. Vancouver-area NDP MP Peter Julian wants to change that.
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May Day rally for immigrant and workers' rights, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2015. Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | In 2019, the labour movement around the world prepares its demonstrations of hope, solidarity, and support for collective action at a time of major worker distress and unrest.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Recent reports -- and driver suicides -- in New York City reveal how Uber and Lyft interfere with local regulations and strip drivers of labour rights.
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Justin Trudeau participates in discussion at Canadian Labour Congress National Young Workers Summit. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | It has been a long time since the Canadian labour movement has had the opportunity to applaud the actions of a Canadian federal government. And yet recently the Canadian Labour Congress did just that.
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Patty Hajdu, Minister for Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, Canadaaddresses the session "Women and the Future of Work." Photo: UN Women/flickr
Patty Hajdu | Last month Canada finally joined 164 other countries in ratifying the International Labour Organization's Convention 98, a commitment to workers' right to organize and collective bargaining.
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Humberto DaSilva | On May 11, 2017 activists and delegates of the Canadian Labour Congress gathered at the most hallowed ground of Canada's financial elites, for a street party, and to deliver a message.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The engine driving both the ouster of Andrew Puzder and Michael Flynn are movements of thousands upon thousands of people across the U.S., saying "no" to hate, bigotry and injustice.
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Bishop Fred Henry
David J. Climenhaga | Bishop Henry said he viewed his refusal to give interviews to the Calgary Herald during its 1999-2000 strike as part of his responsibility of proclaiming the Gospel.
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Lynne Fernandez, Nicole Smith | The Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program's 50th anniversary is evidence that this temporary Band-Aid for Canada's agricultural industry has become a permanent element in maintaining the industry.
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Stephen Kimber | Bobby Smith, majority owner of the Halifax Mooseheads, wasn't available to talk about government changes to labour laws exempting his team from paying its players minimum wage.
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Duncan Cameron | French society is convulsed by confrontations between police and citizens protesting against reforms to employment law. For over two months, major cities have been the scene of mass demonstrations.
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| Sadly not enough has changed. Trudeau should demand compliance with the Sustainability Compact.