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It’s time to renew public health care
Op Ed: By Jennifer Whiteside This was first printed in the Vancouver Sun on Jan. 19, 2016.
January 19, 2016
Breast cancer case in Supreme Court
Today, the Supreme Court of Canada is hearing a case that could make it easier for women who contract breast cancer on the job to receive Workers Compensation benefits. The Health...
January 14, 2016
Last-minute move by Compass delays vote count
Union representation votes cast by Compass employees in Vancouver Coastal and Providence Health Care were scheduled to be counted today at the Labour Relations Board in Vancouver....
December 23, 2015
What’s wrong with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement?
Negotiated behind closed doors over the past five years, most Canadians didn’t learn about the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement until the federal election. T...
December 18, 2015
Canada's new normal: precarious work
Too many workers in Canada don’t have permanent, full-time employment that provides a decent living. Instead, they experience lower wages, fewer training opportunities, higher job...
December 17, 2015