May 11, 2016
Image: Flickr/Premier of Ontario Photography

Ontario job market remains on pause

Sheila Block
Employment in Canada hit the pause button in April, with job losses in Alberta offset by gains in British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick.
Mar 16, 2016

CBSA conducting raids on caregivers in B.C. and Yukon

Project Guardian is a Canada Border Services Agency project targeting foreign caregivers in their employers' homes. Advocates say workers are being penalized for leaving exploitative workplaces.
Mar 8, 2016

Change is in the air

David Suzuki
By embracing scientific information about the warming planet and committing to avoid a catastrophic temperature increase, we create a huge opportunity that groups like the CLC propose we exploit.
Oct 14, 2015

Black Lives Matter - Toronto

The Black Lives Matter movement started in the U.S. in 2012. In the past three years, it’s become a global movement. Pascale Diverlus is co-founder of the Toronto chapter.
May 19, 2015
Photo: Andrew Cash

Precarious labour debated in Parliament

Ella Bedard
Precarious work is a trend that's all the rage these days. Davenport MP Andrew Cash is calling for a national strategy for urban workers.
Feb 10, 2015
Photo: Jake Wright/Wikimedia Commons

Pierre Poilievre promoted to employment minister. Sigh.

Angella MacEwen
In times like these we need a national jobs and training strategy. Pierre Poilievre's appointment signals inaction on the employment and training front, and should be a significant cause for concern.


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