Evidence shows Canadians who rely on prescription drugs don’t have the money to cover costs, and instead are splitting pills, skipping dosages to stretch prescriptions, sharing medicines or going deep into debt.
Thanks to the mobilization of rank and file delegates, an emergency resolution unanimously endorsed by the Canadian Council was overwhelmingly supported by delegates to the Canadian Labour Congress Convention.
The Ontario Liberals have appointed prominent Conservative strategist Hugh Segal to develop a Basic Income pilot project. This plan will be framed in the interests of capital, to eliminate and replace other social assistance programs and lock [...]
A new report from Oxfam Canada says that addressing the unequal economics of women’s work is essential to closing the gap in earnings and opportunities between women and men, and between rich and poor.
Rather than relying on the good graces of the Trudeau or Wynne Liberals, the trade union movement can and must become the catalyst to bring together all sections of the working class into a powerful, fighting united front.
A Toronto-based crown corporation is currently applying its federal jurisdiction to impose the use of scab workers, forbidden under Québec jurisdiction. Respect the picket line of striking Vieux-Port workers!
“We need to bring this Crown Corporation in line with the government. The government is taking about improving pensions, while Canada Post is going in the other direction."
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