Podcast
John Clarke at Alberta Public Library. Image: John Clarke/Facebook
Victoria Fenner | John Clarke, recently retired co-founder of Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, traveled to Alberta to help strategize against the UCP agenda. Listen to a talk he gave on March 27, 2019.
Blog
Front page of the 1996 Inquest Update. Heading says "Presiding coroner angrily demands: Don't use the H**** word any more!"
Cathy Crowe | Recent inquest into the death of Grant Faulkner, who died in January 2015, excluded evidence on affordable housing, shelter availability, or the effectiveness of the cold weather alert system.
Activist Toolkit
| What are the changes and how do we ensure that the changes are implemented
News
The Wynne government wants to offer up to 17 weeks leave, but since it is all unpaid it will not help those who need it most
Meagan Gillmore | The Wynne government wants to offer up to 17 weeks leave, but since it is all unpaid it will not help those who need it most
News
Cannabis. Photo: Interiorrain/flickr
Stephanie Lake | In its current form, Ontario's cannabis legislation doesn't address the complexities of what it means to protect all young people and prioritize their rights to make decisions around their health.
News
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.
News
Photo of Peggy Sattler via United Steelworkers/flickr
Meagan Gillmore | A 2014 study found that a third of respondents had experienced domestic violence. Of those, more than half said they'd experienced it at or near their workplaces.
News
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Meagan Gillmore | Ontario introduced changes to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and Labour Relations Act (LRA) on June 1. The proposed changes to labour laws are good, but they won't benefit everyone.
News
Photo of Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn via mama! mia!/flickr
Meagan Gillmore | Businesses have nothing to fear about the government's proposal to hike minimum wage to $15 an hour, say some Ontario small businesses and worker advocates.
Columnists
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Michael Hackl, Pro Bono | It's been long recognized that there are problems with how Ontario deals with care for adults with developmental disabilities. The problem is now being taken to court as a proposed class action.
Blog
Pure Life water bottled at facility in Dubai
Doreen Nicoll | The Nestlé Triangle located in Wellington County, Ontario has the potential to extract 6.4 million litres per day and that's cause for concern.
Blog
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Zohra Jamasi | In his fall economic update, Ontario's Minister of Finance Charles Sousa promised relief to homebuyers, but is it enough to cool rising housing costs in hot markets like Toronto?