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Water faucets. Image: KatjaJust/Pixabay
Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is helping Brazil's right-wing government to privatize a public water system in Rio de Janeiro. Plus labour's plans for the climate crisis.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | A little H&S committee named April 28 as the International Day of Mourning which is now recognized around the world. Plus Biden's plan to unionize thousands.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford at the Humber River Hospital Mass Immunization Centre in Toronto. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Ontario's new proposal for paid sick leave only covers a piddling three days directly. Then, if you're sick, you have to go the federal website, fill out the form, and wait awhile for some money.
Flowers at the National COVID Memorial Wall in London, U.K. Image credit: Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona/Unsplash
Chelsea Nash | The spread of COVID-19 in workplaces not only impacts workers, but also has potentially devastating consequences for their families and communities.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Canada would gain at least $11 billion per year in corporate tax revenue from a global minimum tax rate at 21 per cent as proposed by U.S. President Joe Biden.
Ontario Premier Ford visits vaccination program for employees organized by Humber River Hospital. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Ford said he was sorry more than once. But he failed to make a single concrete new commitment to deal with the ravages wrought by the pandemic's third wave in Ontario.
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Min Sook Lee | A combination of fiscal mismanagement by administration and the chronic underfunding of Ontario universities has produced the Laurentian University disaster.
Print of hands with heart. Image credit: Rod Long/Unsplash
Pat Armstrong, Marjorie Cohen, Laurell Ritchie, Armine Yalnizyan, Leah Vosko | If COVID-19 has taught us nothing else, it is that we need a new approach to caring for each other in this country.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Amazon workers were subject to intense anti-union tactics by management. National Organizing Director of the AFL-CIO Richard Bensinger discusses the implications for Canada.
Image courtesy of Anjum Sultana
Maya Bhullar | Feminist recovery plan author Anjum Sultana discusses what a feminist recovery must look like to help women in Canada.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Five unions in Ontario are demanding that teachers and other education workers be vaccinated immediately. Plus more labour news.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Let's be clear on what refusing to protect essential workers with sick pay essentially means in the Ford lexicon: it means refusing to protect workers, period, with sick pay or anything else.