Proposed health cuts would be most severe in Newfoundland and Labrador’s history

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The future of organizing

May/June 2021 Issue

"It is certainly driven by young people,” Martin O’Hanlon, the president of CWA Canada told Kevin Philipupillai for his feature article on the Alphabet Workers' Union. “The new generation that are coming up have a different sense of what’s right, and they’re more sensitive to the fact that if their coworkers aren’t being respected for their diversity and their differences, that they’ve got to stand up and fight for that.”

Organizing in both senses, protest movements and labour movements, is changing. The pandemic is just the latest curveball that both communities have faced and adapted to. In our May/June issue, we explore what the future of organizing looks like for workers and communities in the days, months and years ahead.

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Alphabet workers go wall-to-wall
May 1, 2021

Alphabet workers go wall-to-wall

ON JANUARY 4, 2021, workers at Alphabet, the parent company of tech giant Google, announced through an op-ed in the New York Times that they had formed the Alphabet Workers Union, as part of the Communications Workers of America. Here's what happened next.

It’s time for Canada to support the WTO TRIPS waiver
May 6, 2021

It’s time for Canada to support the WTO TRIPS waiver

Canada must help lower-income countries get control over COVID-19 vaccine technology

Ontario pandemic school funding: a board-by-board, school-by-school analysis

Ontario pandemic school funding: a board-by-board, school-by-school analysis

What’s the true story about what's happening at Ontario’s schools during the pandemic? Ricardo Tranjan examines funding across the province, school board by school board.


Saskatchewan budget: Could be worse, but is it enough?

Saskatchewan budget: Could be worse, but is it enough?

The Saskatchewan government appears to have no appetite to enact and defend the types of cuts it made in 2017. Maybe those tropes are dead? Or maybe the pandemic is making the obvious impossible to completely ignore.

Pandemic living on the margins

Pandemic living on the margins

Disabled Canadians have been sidelined from—and by—many COVID-19 response measures. How can we learn from this experience to build greater equity going forward?

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