rabble news June 29
Photo: Steph Wechsler
Sophia Reuss | The Ontario government announced it would commit $300,000 to monitor mercury levels in the river near Grassy Narrows, but the community and scientists question the level of commitment.
rabble interview June 28
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Teuila Fuatai | Dysfunctional workplaces create an incredibly toxic environment that negatively affects workers' mental health. Teuila Fuatai speaks with OPSEU representatives about mental health practices.
rabble news June 24
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Sophia Reuss | McGill University agreed to give Demilitarize McGill student Cadence O'Neal access to documents related to the CFD lab's military research after a four years of legal battles.
rabble interview June 24
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Teuila Fuatai | One in five Canadians will suffer from a mental health illness or problem during their lifetime. In part 1, Teuila Fuatai speaks with Teamsters representatives about their approach to mental health.
in their own words June 23
Photo courtesy of Murray Lumley
Kevin Shimmin | "I understand why you are here. It's a horrible deal." Canada's continued participation in the arms trade needs to end. Kevin Shimmin offers his experience and perspective.
rabble news June 22
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Sophia Reuss | Grassy Narrows continues to demand government action after a recent Toronto Star investigation revealed a former mill worker's confession to having dumped at least 50 barrels of mercury.
rabble interview June 21
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Teuila Fuatai | Today marks National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Métis Nation member and union activist Michael Desautels about his work in Indigenous communities and the labour movement.
rabble news June 21
The Council of Mothers stand with federal ministers at the Radisson Hotel in Ric
Sophie Woodrooffe | Carolyn Bennett and Mélanie Joly met with the Council of Mothers to discuss funding opportunities for Indigenous youth and languages on May 24.
rabble series June 21
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Sophia Reuss | Elizabeth May spoke with rabble about proportional representation, our "perverse" first-past-the-post voting system, and what to expect from the electoral reform committee over the summer.
opinion June 17
Greg Macdougall | Today is the "It Is Sacred" walk in honour of the at-rish sacred site that is slated for condo development. Greg Macdougall questions how this development is "an exercise in reconciliation."
in their own words June 17
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Tyler Morgenstern | Tyler Morgenstern's powerful reflection on the Pulse Nightclub attack, violence against queer people and queer people of colour and building new worlds together.
rabble news June 16
Photo:  Jules Tomi/Demilitarize McGill's Facebook page.
Sophia Reuss | After a four-year legal battle with McGill, former student Cadence O'Neal is set to appear before the Commission on Access to receive access to emails between McGill and private weapons contractors.
rabble news June 16
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Teuila Fuatai | The Manitoba Federation of Labour warns this new bill could disrupt more than a decade of peaceful labour relations in the province.
rabble news June 14
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Sophia Reuss | The Cancel Border Security campaign has been working for three years to cancel the show, which exploits vulnerable migrants and citizens and violates their privacy and dignity.
rabble news June 14
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Teuila Fuatai | EI's maternity benefits system favours mothers from higher-earning families. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Brock University researcher Lindsey McKay about why.
briefly June 14
rabble staff, Elizabeth Littlejohn | Hundreds of members of Toronto's LGBTQ community and their supporters gathered at a vigil in Barbara Hall Park for the victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre.
rabble news June 10
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Sophia Reuss | Alliance Against Displacement staged an occupation of the B.C. Housing office to demand the government address Vancouver's growing homelessness crisis.
briefly June 7
Photo by Ion Etxebarria, Concordia University Television (CUTV)
Sophia Reuss | On June 4, Solidarity Across Borders organized an action at Montreal's International Airport to demand permanent legal status for all migrants, an end to deportations of migrants, and open borders.
rabble interview June 7
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Meg Borthwick | rabble spoke with Dr. Shiv Chopra, the Health Canada microbiologist who blew the whistle on bovine growth hormone (rBGH) in milk, about food safety, health and trade deals.
rabble news June 3
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Teuila Fuatai | Workers are returning back to the Fort McMurray area after the devastating wildfire. Ken Smith describes the return and current issues facing his union.
rabble news June 3
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Sophia Reuss | Migrant worker justice groups have long advocated for an overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. RAMA is calling special attention to the plight of agricultural workers in B.C.
rabble news June 3
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Teuila Fuatai | Talks broke off Wednesday after management rejected the union offer and counter-offered with an agreement even worse than the one proposed in January.
rabble news June 3
Steph Wechsler | "Today we want action. We just want the premier to say 'I'm going to clean this river!'" chanted Chief Simon Fobister Sr. at River Run 2016.
analysis June 2
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Ryan Donnelly | The deadline for the assisted dying legislation is coming up quick. But, if Bill C-14 isn't passed, is that really such a bad thing?
briefly June 1
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Teuila Fuatai | The HTU, representing 57 editorial staff currently on strike, announced this afternoon a week of negotiations with management at the Halifax Chronicle Herald had ended unsuccessfully.
rabble news June 1
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Sophia Reuss | We spoke with Amnesty International Canada about Amnesty's new policy on protecting the human rights of sex workers, which rejects the Nordic model.
rabble news June 1
Photo: Steph Wechsler
Steph Wechsler | "Every day that goes by without justice for Grassy Narrows is another attack on the land," said Avi Lewis. A new report shows the mercury contamination can be cleaned up in the Wabigoon-English River.
rabble news May 31
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Sophia Reuss | Parliament has begun its review of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and has only heard from four migrant workers. Francisco Mootoo spoke to rabble about his experience.
rabble interview May 30
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Teuila Fuatai | Too many jobless workers are not getting the help they need through EI. Labour reporter Teuila Fuatai discusses why with Canadian Labour Congress senior economist Angella MacEwen.
rabble news May 27
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Teuila Fuatai | Canada's public sector unions have called on the Trudeau government to implement interim measure to ensure progress at the bargaining table.