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CUSMA's labour mechanisms a testing ground for protecting North American workers

Will the Canada-U.S.-Mexico trade agreement usher in a new era for labour protections in North America?

Canada’s immigration system is failing migrant care workers

COVID-19 has worsened the precarious, sometimes abusive working conditions for migrant care workers—most of whom are women and racialized peoples.

The Lac-Mégantic oil train catastrophe eight years later: Justice still denied

Forty-seven people died that night—their hopes and dreams obliterated, future wiped out.

Long-term care COVID-19 lessons from immigrant women health care aides

COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care homes were preventable and devastating; 25 immigrant women health care aides in Calgary recommend solutions to prevent similar outbreaks in future and better protect and remunerate workers.

CCPA presentation to the federal finance committee

The time to invest in a short- and long-term COVID-19 recovery plan is now.

Seed is key to the kingdom

CUSMA puts Canada’s multi-billion dollar grain sector in jeopardy by giving new U.S. access to the Canadian grain handling system and regulatory change processes

Mother’s Day under COVID-19, again

Work and mental health are challenging many mothers

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

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

COVID-19 and workers: A year later, support is urgently needed

Every worker needs to know that they can stay home if sick and not see a gap in their wages.

How to create a paid sick leave plan for Ontario

It’s not rocket science—a strong provincial sick leave plan can be created quickly by following a few basic principles.

The Day of Mourning is April 28. The time for paid sick leave is now

For labour activists, it’s a sombre occasion—sadness layered over a base of quiet anger. But this year that anger won’t be quiet. Not a chance.

A Just Border Carbon Adjustment? A Primer

Canada, the United States and Europe are all considering ways to tax imports to fend off carbon leakage—outsourcing to countries where there is no carbon tax or environmental protections are less strict. Here's what you need to know.

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