Having actively disparaged Sudbury and having made comments that indicate he sides with the company, Industry Minister Tony Clement should immediately resign his portfolio, say striking mine workers.
Peggy Nash and Winnie Ng
The best economic stabilizer for those who are bearing the brunt of the economic downturn, is a solid unemployment insurance system.
Toronto city workers' strike enters week five with no end in sight.
Rising unemployment in the recession has exposed more flaws in Canada's employment insurance system -- like regional disparities and EI's questionable role as an economic stimulus.
J. F. Conway
Premier Brad Wall is being shrewd, focussing his right-wing efforts on a few key issues he is determined to drive through, while continuing to muzzle the social conservative yahoos in his caucus.
Members of the largest union at Air Canada have narrowly voted to reject an extraordinary agreement that would have frozen their wages for the next 21 months.
It's odd how the strike by 24,000 Toronto civic workers has turned the attitudes of the upper middle classes, business executives, small business lobbyists and conservative politicians upside down.
The campaign to ban asbestos world-wide has been growing in intensity over the past year, in large part due to Canadian campaigner Kathleen Ruff.
The city workers on strike in Toronto are taking a beating in the mainstream media over the sick leave provisions in their contract.
There's an excuse-me quality to the Toronto civic employees' strike. Union leader Ann Dembinski didn't request support, just "for the public to be understanding."