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Alberta Legislature, Edmonton, Alberta. (Image: Jeff Wallace/Flickr)
David J. Climenhaga | If Jason Kenney and the UCP stay the course, the reasonable expectation should be that job losses in Alberta will continue to get worse.
Columnists
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes a skills and training announcement. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Expect to hear a lot about how the Liberal government has managed the economy so as to benefit Canadians, from now until the October 21 federal election.
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Street in Calgary. Photo: Brian Burke/flickr
Nick Falvo | Too few jobs, inadequate income assistance programs, major health challenges and a lack of subsidized child care all pose barriers to employment for persons experiencing homelessness.
News
Former inmates have trouble finding work, whether at fast food restaurants, offices or factories. Photo: Daniel Lee/Flickr
Meagan Gillmore | In the first in a three-part series, a look at the challenges experienced by former prisoners looking for work in Canada.
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Penney Kome | Automation was supposed to bring a world of leisure and abundance, not widespread unemployment.
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Angella MacEwen | Last weekend, Quebec unions and activists issued a joint statement on the appeals process in employment insurance, calling on Trudeau to review the process.
News
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Teuila Fuatai | Too many jobless workers are not getting the help they need through EI. Labour reporter Teuila Fuatai discusses why with Canadian Labour Congress senior economist Angella MacEwen.
News
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Teuila Fuatai | Qualifying for employment insurance based on your postal code is not working. Carleton University economist Frances Woolley discusses why with rabble labour reporter Teuila Fuatai.
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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall
Teuila Fuatai | The Liberals' extended employment insurance benefits to regions suffering higher-than-normal jobless rates have reignited a debate around the entire program. rabble's labour reporter investigates.
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Laurell Ritchie | The NDP and Liberals have both promised to repeal the Conservatives' 2012 EI changes. Can they actually do it? And where do the other parties stand?
Podcast
Redeye Collective | The Conservative government's reliance on austerity and trickle-down economics has led to the most poorly performing Canadian economy since the Second World War, according to Jim Stanford.
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Kaylie Tiessen | Most provinces and territories have been taking steps to do their part. It's time the federal government did the same. Poverty reduction deserves full consideration during this year's election.