Feature Stories

Vol. | Issue | SPRING 2018
FIGHTING FOR $15 AND FAIRNESS
By Melissa Keith
Advocacy worker Nadira Begum is one of the activists behind the unstoppable Fight for $15 and Fairness movement. The campaign is resonating with workers all across the country who know the impossible struggle of life on minimum wage.

Vol. | Issue | WINTER 2017-18
A GREEN ECONOMY FOR ALL
By Haseena Manek
"Climate change is at the forefront of a number of policy discussions, and we want to be part of that process," says Christopher Wilson. "If we're not, the transition to a new green economy is not going to be just, and we're going be left on the margins."

Vol. | Issue | FALL 2017
INVITING EVERYONE TO THE TABLE: A FOOD POLICY FOR CANADA
By Melissa Keith
"Sixty per cent of the people who are considered food insecure are actually working," says Diana Bronson, executive director of Food Secure Canada. "They're not people who don't have jobs; their jobs just don't pay them enough, or they don't have enough hours, to be able to afford to feed their families."

Vol. | Issue | SUMMER 2017
MAKING THE SHIFT: CHIEF HORSEMAN'S HOPES FOR THE FUTURE
By Melissa Keith
The Alberta provincial government has announced seven new programs intended to assist Indigenous communities in reducing greenhouse gases and power bills, while growing employment opportunities. Chief Eugene Horseman is hopeful that initiatives like these will hold long-term benefits for his community and the environment.

Vol. | Issue | SPRING 2017
TIMES CHANGE: A WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT COLLECTIVE
By Hillary Di Menna
"You're important, you will find work, and we can help you." That's what people who come in the door at Times Change are told, says Pat Bird (left), who worked at the women's employment collective for 25 years.

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