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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Immigrant women at Canada Goose plants in Winnipeg are trying to unionize. RadioLabour speaks with Jo Ann Pinera of the Workers United Canada Council.
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Premier Wynne and Minister Flynn discussed the province's Changing Workplace Review at Toronto's YWCA. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr
Meagan Gillmore | Multiple people addressed committee hearings about Ontario's proposed changes to labour laws, which would raise the general minimum wage and introduce 10 days of emergency leave.
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Neon "Wage Hike or Strike" sign above traffic. Image: Flickr/Joe Brusky
Lynne Fernandez | The living wage is one of the most powerful tools available to address this troubling state of poverty amid plenty in Manitoba. It ensures that families who are working hard get what they deserve.
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Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr
Trish Hennessy | What should "pressing the reset button" look like for a government that is mid-term, purporting to be "activist" in its approach and less than two years away from a general election?
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Teuila Fuatai | Thousands of intellectually disabled adults in Canada are earning less than $2 an hour under sheltered workshop programs. Teuila Fuatai investigates the situation.
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Alyse Kotyk | Not an April Fool's Day joke: At $10.45/hour, B.C. has the lowest minimum wage in Canada as of April 1.
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Photo: flickr/ Ross G. Strachan
Teuila Fuatai | Paying employees a living wage will always increase labour costs for businesses relying on low-wage workers. Despite this, fairer wages often translate to benefits and savings in other areas.
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Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Update on labour struggles in the region and interview with Sineat Yon on the ongoing campaign by garment workers in Cambodia.
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Doreen Nicoll | Food banks opened their doors 30 years ago. Meant to be a short-term, emergency solution to hunger, their doors remain open because the need has been steadily growing and shows no sign of stopping.
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Image: Facebook/Campaign to Raise the Minimum Wage
Trish Hennessy | This is the story of the living wage and how it is changing the conversation about the inadequacy of the minimum wage in Ontario.
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Doreen Nicoll | Hugh Segal refers to Guaranteed Livable Income as "Quantitative easing for the common person, as opposed to big banks and car companies, which provides liquidity when required."
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Sheila Block | Income inequality in Toronto is worsening at twice the pace of the national rate.