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Laurentian University insolvency reflects a structural crisis in Ontario’s neoliberal university system

Ontario governments have reduced their public grants for university operating revenues from a level at about 80% in 1980 to around 50% in 2004, and to only 38% in 2017.

The effects of Law 21 on Education Faculties in Quebec: “We don’t want people like you here”

By effectively barring Muslim women with hijabs from working as teachers, the Law diminishes the religious diversity of the population of Quebec school teachers.

A Canada–U.K. deal that protects Big Oil? We should be cheesed off.

A post-CETA free trade deal with the United Kingdom should facilitate decarbonization and a just transition, not get in the way.

The Bernie Blueprint: The Nuts and Bolts of Distributed Organizing

Not everyone is a gruff-but-beloved Vermont socialist... So how do you build a distributed organizing program without a national presidential campaign?

Organizing Accessibility and Intersectionality through 15-Minute Cities

For a 15-minute city to properly serve all people, it needs to be undertaken for all people.

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

In fact, they would be the most severe cuts to health care that any province has implemented, ever.

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

Organized Labour Under an Organized System: An Introduction to Sectoral Bargaining in Germany

The German experience with sectoral bargaining should remind worker advocates that legislative reform is not a quick fix to the erosion of trade union power.

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.

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