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L'insolvabilité de l'Université Laurentienne reflète une crise structurelle du système universitaire néolibéral en Ontario

Les gouvernements ontariens ont successivement réduit leurs subventions publiques envers les revenus d'exploitation des universités d'environ 80 % en 1980 à environ 50 % en 2004, et à seulement 38 % en 2017.

¿El tratado comercial entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadá dará lugar a una nueva época de protecciones laborales en América del Norte?

Los métodos laborales del T-MEC representan un laboratorio de pruebas para la protección de los trabajadores en América del Norte

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?

Platform Crunch: A $10-a-day national child care plan will mean big savings for parents

If implemented, parent fees would drop by 50 per cent by 2022 and, ultimately, to $10-a-day by 2026.

On the right track: Reflections on the federal-provincial bilateral agreement on early learning and child care in Nova Scotia

With the announced intent to expand access, we must underline the need to build a universal system.

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.

Rushing back to “normal”: Are we leaving the most vulnerable behind?

The rush back to some semblance of normalcy is understandable, but this sentiment can’t blind us to the work ahead.

Five books to understand... Media democracy

In this new Monitor feature we invite a prominent Canadian to provide a reading list for better understanding a pressing topic.

We need stronger anti-monopoly laws if we want to curb corporate influence in the news

Canada is no stranger to dynastic ownership of its media companies

Weaponizing fact-checking: What Canada needs to know

A strong fact-checking industry can stop the normalization of lying and advocate for policy changes. But the weaponization of fact-checking can cause irreversible harm.

The media hasn’t even begun to reckon with sexual violence and neither have we

For decades, the media has been circling the issue of sexual violence, mirroring society’s discomfort.

Why can’t we know more about what political parties know about us?

As it stands right now, political parties in Canada face little oversight or transparency requirements for the data they collect and create about Canadian citizens.

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