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RadioLabour, the long running Canadian-based international labour news program, partners with rabble to produce a weekly Canadian edition. The programme is available every Friday afternoon.

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Sep 13, 2019
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Where's the beef?

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RadioLabour Canada Report: Lab-grown meat and unions. A workers' revolution in the UK? Paid leave in B.C. And more.
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Sep 6, 2019
Toronto Labour Day Parade 2018. Image: Torontonian/Alamy Stock Photo. Used by permission (purchased photo).

Every day should be Labour's Day

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RadioLabour's Canada Report September 6 to 13, 2019. Labour's five point agenda to make every day Labour's Day.
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Jul 26, 2019

Teachers teaching the world about democracy

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RadioLabour's Canada Report July 26 to August 2, 2019 - Canadians help lead the struggle for democracy at the Global Congress of Education International in Bangkok.
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Jul 12, 2019
NAFTA 2.0

Trade NAFTA 2.0 for a better deal

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RadioLabour's Canada Report July 12 to 19, 2019. The proposed replacement for NAFTA is not good enough. U.S. labour also opposes NAFTA 2.0. The LabourStart Report. And more.
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Jul 5, 2019

Gym and fitness workers fight unhealthy jobs

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RadioLabour's Canada Report July 5 to 12, 2019. Poor pay, no sick leave for gym and fitness workers; global wage inequality worsens; the LabourStart report; and more.
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Jun 20, 2019
Caged children

Hey Trump! Stop caging refugee children

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RadioLabour's Canada Report June 21 to 28, 2019. The U.S. has separated 2,500 children from their refugee parents, Canada supports international law against workplace violence and more.
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Jun 14, 2019
ILO at McGill. Image: Morrice Hall, McGill University, 1940. ILO photo. Used by permission.

How McGill saved the ILO from the Nazis

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RadioLabour's Canada Report June 14 to 21, 2019. McGill provided a refuge for the ILO during WWII, a treaty to stop violence against women, the LabourStart Report, and more.
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Jun 7, 2019
Image: Wikimedia - Queen's Park, Toronto

Ontario to cap wages of a million public sector workers

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RadioLabour's Canada Report June 7-14, 2019. Ontario caps public sector wages at 1 per cent. Labour wins paid leave for domestic violence in Saskatchewan. The LabourStart Report about union events.
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May 24, 2019
Winnipeg General Strike

How women sparked the Winnipeg General Strike

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RadioLabour's Canada Report May 24 to 31, 2019. Women were the first to walk off the job during the Winnipeg strike, the gender pay gap seems stuck at 20 per cent, and singing: 'Bread and Roses.'
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May 17, 2019
Winnipeg Pride Festival 2018

Labour fights for LGBTQI2S rights today and every day

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RadioLabour's Canada Report May 17 to 24, 2019. May 17 is the International Day Against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia, a sweet & sour deal at GM's Oshawa plant, and the LabourStart report.
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May 10, 2019
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Unionizing bike couriers in the gig economy

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RadioLabour's Canada Report May 10 to 17, 2019 -- Foodora couriers in Toronto want a union, labour demands a new social contract, the LabourStart report about union events and more.
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Apr 26, 2019
Laird Cronk, BC Fed

'Stop child labour' says BC Federation of Labour

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RadioLabour's Canada Report April 26 - May 3, 2019 -- British Columbia should end child labour with new laws says BC Fed. Also -- the LabourStart report about union events, and remembering Rana Plaza.
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Apr 18, 2019
Prescription drugs

Many more lobbyists hired to stop pharmacare

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RadioLabour's Canada Report April 19-26, 2019 -- Nurses say lobbyists are trying to stop pharmacare, what happened when British tourists supported a picket line, the LabourStart report and more.
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Apr 5, 2019
Jason MacLean

Nova Scotia union says -- help the sick!

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RadioLabour's Canada report April 5-12, 2019 -- health care in Nova Scotia is in a crisis, corporate lobbyists are fighting pharmacare, and more.

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