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Angela with her mom and puppy. Image: Angela Bischoff
Angela Bischoff | As a lifelong activist, this has perhaps been my sweetest campaign, parenting my parent. In providing a loving home for her, we've allowed her beautiful spirit to rise up.
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: Ontario caps public sector wages at one per cent. Labour wins paid leave for domestic violence in Saskatchewan. The LabourStart Report about union events.
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Unions fight surge to privatize Ontario's health care - RadioLabour's Canada Report for the week March 15 to 22, 2019
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | Also on RadioLabour this week: domestic workers from the Philippines struggle for respect and fair pay, the LabourStart report and singing. Who does the work? We do!
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Socialist parade on Bay Street in Port Arthur, 1931.
Tarah Brookfield | This excerpt from Tarah Brookfield's book "Our Voices Must Be Heard" shows that the women's suffrage movement went far beyond the Southern centres of early 20th century Canada.
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Canadian Federation of Students protest at Queens Park January 18 2019
Victoria Fenner | Hildah Otiena of the Ontario CFS talks about the Ontario government plans to let students opt out of fees for student activities, health plans and bus passes.
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NDP strategist Brian Topp
David J. Climenhaga | In a lengthy social media essay published Friday, Topp outlines what the NDP must do to capture votes on both sides of the Rockies.
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Yogi Acharya | The Ontario government's plan to review social assistance plans and its absurd refrain that ‘the best social program is a job’ are cause for concern.
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| Here are some ways you can support prisoners' demands.
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Krystalline Kraus | While we don’t know what other cuts Minister MacLeod will announce, communities need to brace themselves for the worst and unite in solidarity with others to defend against these attacks on the poor.
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The Pincher Creek wind farm
David J. Climenhaga | One advantage Canadian conservatives enjoy is the willingness of many right-wing political parties in Canadian provinces to act in concert with their federal branch.
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Andrea-Horwath-Nomination-Meeting-Ontario-NDP-Campaign-Kickoff-2018. Photo: Joey Coleman/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The Ontario Liberals who prefer a PC to an NDP win have prevailed. Progressives tempted by Kathleen Wynne’s party might want to re-consider before rewarding Liberal cynicism with their votes.
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NDP 2018 campaign kick-off, April 29, 2018. Photo: Joey Coleman/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | In the first debate of the Ontario election campaign, the NDP's Andrea Horwath was cogent and kept smiling, Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne was defensive and Tory Doug Ford was absent for long periods.