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.
rabble news May 27
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Sophia Reuss | The ongoing land rights disputes and pattern of racial discrimination has pushed the Lubicon Lake Nation to resubmit a UN human rights complaint and meet with Alberta's Indigenous Relations Minister.
rabble news May 26
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Sophia Reuss | Actions in Ottawa and Montreal target CANSEC 2016 and Canada's involvement in the global arms trade, specifically the controversial deal with Saudi Arabia.
arts/media May 26
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Megan Devlin, Rachel Sanders | With a revitalized mural program and rumours of an upcoming mural festival, Vancouver is seeing more colour on its streets and will hopefully start to shed its reputation as "no fun city."
rabble news May 25
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Kylie Kendall | The abortion drug Mifepristone will soon be available in Canada. However prohibitive restrictions from Health Canada may temper the drug's overall effectiveness and use.
briefly May 24
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Teuila Fuatai | After four months on strike, the Halifax Chronicle Herald newspaper company has agreed to meet with its striking workers on Friday. The workers' union states it doesn't have "high expectations."
rabble news May 24
Image: Amanda Taylor
Albert Van Santvoort | Some members of the transgender community can't help but feel institutionally overlooked after the 2016 census failed to include options for transgender people.
rabble news May 21
Photo by Ion Etxebarria
Sophia Reuss | The majority of co-ops face expiring operating agreements. Once the funding runs dry, more than 50,000 Canadians will face a housing crisis.
rabble news May 20
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Cory Collins | Amidst a dire economic situation and Rousseff's suspension in Brazil, Venezuela declares a state of emergency and accuses the U.S. of a coup plot.
briefly May 19
Rueben George about to talk to media about the NEB recommendation.
Michael Stewart | "This issue is too important to leave up to industry or politicians to decide," said Dogwood campaigner Kai Nagata.
rabble interview May 19
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Teuila Fuatai | Qualifying for employment insurance based on your postal code is not working. Carleton University economist Frances Woolley discusses why with rabble labour reporter Teuila Fuatai.
briefly May 19
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Sophia Reuss | Demonstrations and fundraising continues in Quebec City to save the Cooperative de solidarité SABSA from closing its doors due to lack of funding.
analysis May 19
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Neil Faulkner | London's newly elected mayor Sadiq Khan might indicate a victory for multiculturalism and anti-racism, but he also represents New Labour's degraded neoliberalism.
rabble news May 18
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Teuila Fuatai | Canada's postal system is under review, and creating a postal banking system is a major talking point. rabble labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at how postal banking has worked out in New Zealand.
briefly May 17
Sophia Reuss | #StatusNow actions during Parliament's review of the TFWP will demand reforms that grant temporary foreign workers mobility, voice and equality.
analysis May 16
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall
Teuila Fuatai | The Liberals' extended employment insurance benefits to regions suffering higher-than-normal jobless rates have reignited a debate around the entire program. rabble's labour reporter investigates.
rabble news May 16
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Alyse Kotyk | Over 800 Canadians, organized by Greenpeace and 350.org, took action outside a Kinder Morgan facility in Burnaby, B.C. as part of the international Break Free from Fossil Fuel movement.
politics May 16
Resh Budhu | On May 19, Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke joins educators and activists to speak to the theme of Canada: A Different Story at the fourth annual Tommy Douglas Institute.
rabble news May 13
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Sophia Reuss | FRAPRU organized a week of occupation across Quebec to demand recognition of the right to housing and increases in government funding for social housing.