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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: CanadianPM/Twitter/Video screenshot
Karl Nerenberg | Seems like a great victory, until you remember that Canada is a federal country, and, except for a few federally regulated sectors, most Canadian workers are governed by provincial labour laws.
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Scott Neigh | Ezra Morse and Ray Woroniak talk about the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society and its work to oppose development of an ecologically sensitive wetland on Vancouver Island.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney during a news conference in Calgary on Friday, May 22, 2020. (Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr)
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's United Conservative Party will apply for funds from the federal government's Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to keep party staff employed.
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Pro-choice demonstrators in Bern, Switzerland, in 2018. (Image: jan zuppinger/Flickr)
Olivia De Brabandere | To truly care about women's rights means recognizing the harmful effects that the criminalization of abortion can have on women and transgender people throughout the world.
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Originally a lifeboat on Adriatica Queen, Panama, this boat was used to ferry migrants from Turkey to Samos. (Image: adamansel52/Flickr)
Matthew Behrens | Canada's armed forces continue to participate in actions designed to make it harder for refugees to reach asylum. Could we imagine an unarmed sea force that instead works to help those in distress?
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rabble staff | Join us in welcoming Lidia Abraha, recipient of the 2020 Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship.
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Maya Bhullar | Help for workers to make sense of their benefits and stay safe.
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Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro during a COVID-19 press briefing on May 4, 2020. Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | More than a month has passed since the UCP promised a $2-per-hour coronavirus-crisis top-up to Alberta's lowest-paid health-care workers. There's still no sign of it.
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Archana Rampure | Seniors in long-term care facilities are dying of COVID-19 in the thousands. Ultimately, the well-being of residents in these facilities depends on the well-being of the staff who work there.
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June Chua | During the COVID-19 pandemic, reports indicate an alarming rise in anti-Asian racist attacks. Christine Cheung's work seeks to help targets and bystanders respond to those incidents.
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Minister for Women and Gender Equality Maryam Monsef. Image: Maryam Monsef/Twitter/Video screenshot
Karl Nerenberg | The crisis has created a "shadow pandemic" -- violence against women and children. Increased isolation, and the stress it has created, has resulted in more severe violence than ever before.
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: Pandemic hits women workers in male-dominated sectors the hardest.