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May 25, 2016

Kiwibank rolled into New Zealand in 2002 following a relentless campaign spearheaded by then deputy prime minister Jim Anderton.

Justin Trudeau's Liberals set hopes high when they promised to reform Canada's employment insurance program.

A new collective agreement for the Toronto City public library workers is in the final steps of ratification.

Alberta's wildfire has forced several Canadian oil and energy companies to scale back operations in and near Fort McMurray.

It was an afternoon of samba drums, churros and solidarity at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on May Day.

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April 28, 2016

Ontario service organization Community Living Algoma officially ended its sheltered workshop program in September.

A slick mobilization campaign rallying unions and workers against law changes that threatened collective bargaining rights in New Brunswick resulted in a major victory for labour this month.

For kids living in the high-rise apartments of the Jane and Finch neighbourhood in Toronto like Blackcreek, effective and accessible community programs can make a world of difference.

Workers across Canada fighting for better job conditions take to the streets today for the annual Fight for $15 and Fairness day of action.

Thousands of intellectually disabled adults in Canada are earning less than $2 an hour under sheltered workshop programs.

April 11, 2016

Tinkering with the number of temporary foreign workers admitted into Canada for seasonal labour fails to fix underlying problems around unsustainable business practises, workers' groups in Atlantic

Union-sponsored Syrian refugee families waiting for immigration clearance could be settled in Canada by the end of the year following a recent decision to restart application processing.

"Outdated" employment legislation permitting employers to pay disabled workers below minimum wage in Alberta is set to be reviewed, the NDP government says.


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