|rabble series September 3 Olivia Robinson | Canadian libraries are trying to reconcile the institution's colonial history and how to address the needs of patrons previously neglected by the library -- including Indigenous peoples.|
|rabble news September 3 Zaid Noorsumar | While the jobs of most Canadians are governed by provincial law, some advocates believe the federal standards could set a new precedent for the provinces to emulate.|
|arts/media August 29 Christina Turner | We've compiled a list of 10 new books about work to peruse over the long weekend.|
|rabble series August 27 Olivia Robinson | The Toronto Public Library is continually looking to extend its reach beyond its four walls to connect with people, including those who may never have stepped inside the library before.|
|rabble news August 26 Zaid Noorsumar | Health and safety is a critical issue for personal support workers who face risks at work, but can't fall back on sick days in the event of an injury.|
|rabble news August 22 Zaid Noorsumar | Job security is the main goal for the 450 sessional lecturers and music instructors currently in negotiations with the university.|
|rabble series August 20 Olivia Robinson | Public libraries are changing how they serve vulnerable and marginalized patrons -- and proving that they're home to more than just books.|
|rabble news August 15 Cathy Crowe | In this excerpt from her new memoir, Cathy Crowe recounts how, in the late 1990s, she and fellow Toronto housing activists fought homelessness by erecting prefabricated housing on undeveloped land.|
|analysis August 14 Karl Nerenberg | Many Canadians perceive our system to be more socialized than it actually is, because they think of health care only as doctors' visits and hospitalization.|
|rabble series August 13 Olivia Robinson | As libraries across Canada face mounting challenges and funding cuts, the question asked by skeptics is the same: does the public library still matter?|
|rabble news July 31 Zaid Noorsumar | Spokesperson says that while non-profits and municipal homes invest money back into homes and better employee pay, private homes use surplus funds for profits.|
|rabble news July 26 Marites N. Sison | Hundreds of farm labourers, care workers and anti-racism activists marched on the streets of downtown Toronto to call attention to the plight of all migrant workers across Canada.|
|rabble news July 25 Karl Nerenberg | The big takeaway is that a society cannot count on the private sector alone to provide rental housing. The government must play a major role.|
|in their own words July 24 Elizabeth May | The stakes are too large for a typical political cop-out. Greens will never agree to support any government that fails to address the climate emergency.|
|analysis July 22 Karl Nerenberg | Before voters take her seriously, the Green leader must be frank and clear about what her newfound willingness to partner with the Scheer Conservatives would mean in practice.|
|rabble news July 12 Zaid Noorsumar | Employer demands concessions from low-wage workers. Their last contract expired on March 31.|
Canada Post spent $21 million to fight equity; federal government cuts incentives for workers handling Phoenix issue; and 3,000 B.C. workers go on strikeZaid Noorsumar | Read what happened last week in the Canadian labour movement in rabble's roundup for July 9, 2019.
|rabble news July 4 Zaid Noorsumar | The Green New Deal is premised on the need for rapid and far-reaching changes. There is no choice but to take bold action -- and to transform the way the Canadian government functions.|
Economic benefits of education spending; Quebec forces immigration reform bill; and union threatens to sue Alberta ConservativesZaid Noorsumar | Read what happened last week in the Canadian labour movement in rabble's roundup for June 26, 2019.
|analysis June 24 Karl Nerenberg | Although the CAQ's Law 21 has been passed, the battle is not over.|
|analysis June 21 Karl Nerenberg | The NDP has released its full set of election campaign commitments early, in the hope that those policy proposals will become a key part of the national conversation leading up to the October vote.|
Federal unions speak out against P3; new pilot for care workers offers respite; and Manitoba nurses protest health-care changesZaid Noorsumar | Read what happened last week in the Canadian labour movement in rabble's roundup for June 20, 2019.
|rabble news June 20 John Clapp | Clapp details his recent experience of homelessness and the four catch-22s that make it nearly impossible to find affordable housing in the country's most expensive city.|
|analysis June 18 Karl Nerenberg | The hullabaloo over the inquiry's use of the word genocide has obscured its broader message, and that is more than a pity. It is a tragedy.|
|rabble news June 17 Marites N. Sison | The effects of these cuts will be "severe -- both for the individuals affected and for the justice system," says Toronto-based lawyer.|
|analysis June 14 Paul Barber | A deeply unpopular provincial regime can harm the prospects of its federal counterpart, a clear and present danger for Andrew Scheer.|
Ford government erodes workers' safety; labour unites against racism; immigrant employment reaches new Canadian highZaid Noorsumar | Read what happened last week in the Canadian labour movement in rabble's roundup for June 12, 2019.
|analysis June 12 Bruce Moncur | Chief of the Defence Staff Jonathan Vance's record speaks for itself.|
|rabble news June 7 Marc Belanger | We need to not only celebrate the ILO's survival over the past 100 years, but make sure that it exists for many more years to come.|
Corporation charged in worker's death; lockout ends at Vancouver port; and 12,000 Ontario plumbers vote to strikeZaid Noorsumar | Read what happened last week in the Canadian labour movement in rabble's roundup for June 3, 2019.