Union Exchange: A Green and Local Campaign
We hope our campaign to keep Bombardier manufacturing jobs in our hometown will lead to more campaigns for our communities. Good jobs are worth fighting for.
On my last trip to China I learned that much has changed with Chinese unions. Here’s my report.
Hotels and Hurting
Hotel workers in Toronto are getting less work and more injuries. What four hotel workers have to say about it.
Cover Story: Keeping Kids’ Dreams Alive
Halifax-based performance artist, writer and activist Taryn Della wants the young people she speaks to in schools and the community to understand that everyone has intrinsic worth, including them.
Laughing Out Loud
Ardell Fitzpatrick Brophy is a union rep by day and a stand-up comedian at night. She loves both jobs and takes them seriously.
B.C. Coalition Report on Women * Common Threads
Global Action Week * Education International
Black History Month * Solidarity Radio News
Healthcare Bargaining in B.C. * Stimulus Spending
Webwork: Twitter and Toodeldo
Do unions use Twitter? Better yet, do they use it effectively?
Review: After Peaches
“I want to give immigrant workers a face and a story so readers will have a stronger personal connection,” says After Peaches author Michelle Mulder.
Review: Turning Left to The Ladies
With her latest collection of poems, Kate Braid delves into a subject that few other Canadian poets can write about with such comprehensive knowledge and insight.
Review: Sailor Girl
I was worried the author of Sailor Girl wouldn’t do my sisters and brothers of the sea justice, but she did - beautifully.
Commentary: Calling for Movement Solidarity
In the face of the Harper government’s cuts to programs, the women’s and trade union movements need each other now more than ever.