Toronto – January 18, 2014 – Statistics Canada has released December job numbers for Ontario and the picture isn’t pretty with the province shedding 39,000 jobs, most of them full time and the unemployment rate rising to 7.9%.
Ottawa – November 23, 2013 – After 3 years of lobbying and campaigning by UFCW Canada and the Canadian labour movement, provincial and territorial governments are coming to the conclusion that expanding the CPP is the most efficient, effective and affordable plan to ensuring Canadians retirement security.
Ottawa – October 31, 2013 – No doubt Conservative Boss Harper is looking forward to flying off to Calgary and escaping the frying pan he finds himself in on Parliament Hill, as every day we increasingly find out more information about the PM and his involvement in the Duffy, Wallin, Brazeau Senate scandal.
Toronto – October 18, 2013 – Faced with growing scandals, Conservative authoritarian Harper recently prorogued Parliament for the fourth time in seven years; this time, to avoid further public scrutiny and to use the break to reset the channel and set the agenda for the 2015 election.
Toronto – September 9, 2013 – Tim Hudak's Ontario PC Party has demonstrated once again that its more concerned about the bottom line of large corporations than democracy, the public interest and the collective bargaining rights of Ontarians.
Ottawa – August 23, 2013 – There is a scene in the satirical movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail featuring the so-called brave knight Sir Robin who said "When danger reared its ugly head, He bravely turned his tail and fled".