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Chelsea Nash | The sex worker rights organization Work Safe Twerk Safe says the Ontario government's order to close strip clubs while bars remained open was discriminatory.
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Image: Screenshot from February 9, 2021 press conference given by "Coalition to Defend Collective Bargaining"
Chelsea Nash | A coalition of Ontario unions have filed evidence in their legal challenge against Bill 124.
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Bridge over Avon River, Stratford, Ontario. Image credit: Ken Lund/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | Stratford city council hit pause on Xinyi Canada Glass Limited's proposed $400-million glass plant in Stratford, Ontario. But the respite only lasts as long as the current pandemic lockdown.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces the launch of COVID-19 testing program at Pearson Airport. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Doug Ford and his government have given up on doing anything to deal with COVID-19, and are waiting for the vaccines to enact what the government won't.
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Premier Doug Ford announces the launch of long-term care staffing plan. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | The greatest danger in long-term care may be posed by the emergence of "financialized" enterprises that focus relentlessly on cost-cutting to drive ever-higher profit margins.
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Dennis Gruending | COVID-19 has crashed the long-term care system, and much blame lies with for-profit corporations in the sector and Conservative politicians Doug Ford and Mike Harris.
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: 200,000 strike to protect quality education for the children. And more.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford announcing plans to build new public safety radio network. Image: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Among Doug Ford's extensive cutbacks -- aimed at reducing the deficit without tapping the corporate elite for more tax revenues -- are a dizzying array of cuts to our public health-care system.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford announcing funding for road project in Pelham. Image: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Antonia Zerbisias, Broadsides | This week, Ontario's education minister announced that the province's sex-ed program was going back to the future. The new curriculum would be almost identical to the 2015 curriculum.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford visits Joseph Brant Hospital to celebrate the completion and grand opening of its newly expanded facility. Image: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Tina S. Beier | An overview of the Ford government's cuts to health care in Ontario and how these cuts affect reproductive health, LGBTQ+ mental health, and privatization.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford attends the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce and the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade Luncheon. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Antonia Zerbisias, Broadsides | You have to wonder if federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer wishes he could push Ontario's Doug Ford down and out of media range between now and the federal election in October.
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ILO Convention C-190 adopted.Image: International Labour Organization. Used with permission.
Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report June 28 to July 5, 2019. CLC Secretary-treasurer negotiates ILO convention, teachers are fighting education cuts in Ontario, the LabourStart Report, and more.