In the midst of a labour dispute, the good news is the Chronicle Herald is a rare "independent" and thus far better placed than most to do what a newspaper is supposed to do in a democratic society.
The news two Chronicle Herald journalists have taken other jobs would not be news, except for what it may say about the future of the newspaper -- and journalism -- in this city.
If passed, this law will stop the unfairness of employers using replacement workers during strikes and lockouts.
Workers at Covered Bridge were forced out on strike on January 5, because over the past two years the company has said "NO" to paying a fair living wage and recognizing basic workplace rights.
This hotel doesn't treat its workers fairly. They've been on strike since December. These workers are your neighbours. Don't check-in at this hotel. Support them by sending a letter to the CEO.
We in the media, who report and comment on the world, are not so good at reporting and commenting on ourselves. But here goes.
You can help to bring justice to workers at Covered Bridge Potato Chips. Send a message to the company to get back to bargaining a fair contract.
Workers have been on strike for weeks in Regina fighting for a living wage and health benefits for all.
Mark Lever, president and chief executive of the Chronicle Herald, is warning readers to expect a "work stoppage" at the paper while the HTU holds a strike vote.
Public outrage has driven Covered Bridge Potato Chips to take down its Facebook page to hide comments blasting the company for refusing to negotiate a fair contract with its workers.