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Miranda Campbell | The economic reality facing Canadian writers is tough: writers earn about $12,000 a year, 81 per cent live below the poverty line and women writers earn on average 45 per cent less than male writers.
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Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on Omar Khadr, Israel Apartheid Week, child-care space, Shauna Hunt, Metro Vancouver's Transit Referendum, rape culture and consent, and Greg deGrrot-Maggetti.
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OFL Demonstration for a living wage, February 2015
Jesse Bauman | Government is us, in the civic sphere, and if we want them to implement policies, we have to be engaged. Politicians rarely lead, but they can go where we -- as society, community -- want to go.
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Jesse Bauman | If we say work should be the pathway out of poverty, then we need to put our values to work. Market forces will not find just solutions that are in line with our values.
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Denise Leduc | The Fight for $15 minimum wage is gaining momentum, yet there are still many obstacles. Here's five reasons why the Fight for $15 is important and necessary.
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Oz Cole-Arnal: Progressive Candidate for Chair of Waterloo Region
Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective, Brayden McNeill | An interview w/ Oscar Cole-Arnal, an anti-poverty activist + progressive candidate for the position of Waterloo Regional Chair in the upcoming elections. http://www.allianceagainstpoverty.com/
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Lynne Fernandez, Kirsten Bernas | Closing the gap between the minimum wage and the living wage is a win-win strategy that provides income security for Manitoban families while stimulating our economy.
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Trish Hennessy | Today, the federal NDP is slated to use its Official Opposition Day to table a motion that would have Parliament Hill vote on a proposal to reinstate the federal minimum wage.
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Michael Laxer | The fact is that four months remain to force municipal candidates in Toronto and Ontario to stop passing the buck and to stand up for living wages and for $15 now.
Activist Toolkit
| THE SPIRIT OF FOOTBALL IS MEANT TO BE UNITY AND FAIR PAY - TELL ADIDAS TO GO ALL IN FOR A LIVING WAGE!
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H.G. Watson | Canucks Sports & Entertainment will be ending their contract with Aramark Canada Ltd and is set to lay off almost 1,000 concession stand workers at Vancouver's Rogers Arena.
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Lynne Fernandez | Living wage campaigns across Canada are not calling for legislative enforcement of a living wage. The idea is to adopt a wage policy that considers a combination of wages and benefits.