A Labour Day like no other

Usually the streets would be lined with thousands of workers and their families walking in solidarity in honour of Labour Day, but parades are yet another casualty of COVID-19.  Instead, workers are taking their solidarity actions online, calling for a just recovery for all. A just recovery is crucial because…
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Post-pandemic: Towards a more equitable, inclusive, sustainable society

We live in unprecedented times. The global community has been broadsided by a pandemic that has upended our lives socially, physically, psychologically, and financially. As Canadian provinces begin re-emerging from the shutdown, it’s important to appreciate that the world as we know it will never be the same. We can’t…
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Ontario budget throws down the election gauntlet

In its waning days before a June election, with the opposition breathing down its neck, the Ontario government threw down the gauntlet with what is unquestionably a pull out all the stops election budget. The marquee item was announced yesterday after weeks of big announcements: if re-elected, the government would…
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