Spring Guardian in the mail

Coming to your home -- The Guardian Volume 24 Number 1

  • Putting our contracts to work – Bargaining a collective agreement is just the beginning.
  • Our day in court – Bill 29’s violation of health care workers’ rights is now on record in Canada’s highest court.
  • Fighting to save public water—Vancouver Island has become a key battleground in the global fight against water and wastewater privatization.
  • Hard lessons from Europe – Buyer beware. European health care isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Read about the briefing BC’s premier didn’t get.


  • Compass bargaining continues
  • Mayfair members go beyond call of duty
  • British and French workers protest
  • New book on private health insurance reviewed

And our regular features:

  • COFFEE BREAK looks at the legacy of Tommy Douglas
  • AFTER THE SHIFT follows a Comox LPN to Nicaragua
  • BALANCING IT ALL checks in with the Vancouver District Labour Council’s “Labour Woman of the Year”
  • VOICES focuses on the crisis in child protection
  • FACT FILE considers the plight of health care workers and trade unionists in Latin America

... and much more in this issue of the award-winning Guardian newspaper.