More than 200 community living workers in the Kootenays and Salmon Arm to go on strike starting on Thursday, January 31.
by CUPE British Columbia | Jan. 30, 2013:
VANCOUVER, B.C. - Community Living workers who support people with developmental disabilities at agencies in Trail, Castlegar, Creston, and Salmon Arm will be on strike on Thursday, January 31. Workers in Cranbrook will take strike action on Friday, February 1.
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:
This is the kind of news Stephen Harper and the Conservatives would wish you didn’t hear. That’s because it debunks the self-made myth that they’re competent economic managers. They want us to believe that Canada survived the recent global recession better than most countries because of them. And, they’re rapidly anti-evidence. Anti-statistics.
Well, out is the truth backed by statistics: The Canadian economy just lost 30,400 jobs, according to Statistics Canada’s July jobs report.