Canadian companies have been content with raking in profits from commodities and other less creative activities, rather than pro-actively embracing innovation as a business strategy.
Is it possible that the GM bail-out is a case of real-life experience that has gone so far off the rails that it's actually nudging us toward an entirely new paradigm?
A short documentary film produced by Min Sook Lee chronicles the struggles of municipal workers in Windsor, Ontario after they are forced to go on strike to protect benefits and pensions.
A series of town hall meetings have been held across the GTA and a petition campaign is now underway to demand action from all MPs in the Toronto region.
'Today we are taking a stand!' This was the message Monday, as forestry workers occupied four government ministers' offices. (Photo: http://www.cep.ca/)
Forestry workers have occupied the offices of four Conservative Cabinet Ministers and three MPs today to drive home their demand for action on Canada’s forest crisis.
Human rights abuses, including the murder or disappearance of trade union leaders, may be just as bad as Colombia -- or even worse -- in the Philippines, says a leading Filipino union activist.
May 21, 2009 to May 22, 2009
Carol Shields auditorium, 2nd floor, Millenium Library
251 Donald stR3C 3P5 Winnipeg , MB
Canada49° 53' 31.47" N, 97° 8' 33.342" W
Public services under threat: working together to keep the public sector public
Keep Jobs in Canada is a national awareness campaign to raise awareness about unemployment in Canada.
Stewards and staff from every union in the Toronto area came together to build solidarity and resist the pressure to accept concessions on wages, benefits and pensions as the economic crisis deepens.