by Ontario Public Service Employees Union | Jan. 27, 2013:
TORONTO – The president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union has congratulated Kathleen Wynne on her victory in the Ontario Liberal Party leadership race and is calling on her to make fairness the guiding principle of her government when she becomes the province’s first-ever female Premier.
by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan. 28, 2013:
Remember Occupy, Canada? A new Statistics Canada analysis of income trends among Canadian taxfilers from 1982 to 2010, released today, confirms three of the many concerns Occupy protesters expressed in late 2011. Concerns relating to income inequality, poverty, corporate greed, etc.
First, members of the exclusive club of the top one per cent of Canada’s 25.5 million tax filers have a monopoly on the nation’s total income. In 2010, they grabbed 10.6 per cent of it. That’s up from the 7.0% they claimed in the 1980s.
Occupy Ottawa is under attack! The National Capital Commission (NCC) served the movement with a notice of eviction from Confederation Park earlier today. The peaceful Occupiers are required to vacate the park by mid night. But they’re not going down without a fight. At their General Assembly this evening, they resolved, by a 90 per cent consensus, to resist the eviction.
This release from the movement: