The 2020 Annual Report explores the work of CALM's board and staff throughout 2019.
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July 7, 2020
June 17, 2020
May 21, 2020
IT’S EASY TO LOCATE GROUND ZERO FOR COVID-19 IN NOVA SCOTIA. It’s right there, bottled up in a single building on a busy street in downtown Halifax; right there at 2615 Northwood T
AMANDA MERLE THOUGHT SHE HAD LUCKED OUT. Her bank was going to let her defer her mortgage payments. When she read the fine print she didn’t feel so lucky.
ASKING WORKERS TO BE OUR GUINEA PIGS IS ONE THING. Giving them no choice in the matter is quite another. But that’s the reality many thousands of our workers now face.
April 21, 2020
CALM hosted an online zoom check in meeting on April 15 at 1 pm.
CALM has compiled some resources to help you during the pandemic, and more are coming.
February 10, 2020
ED ARVELIN DROVE 848 KILOMETERS TO WALK THE LINE. All the way from Dryden, Ontario to Regina Saskatchewan.
January 24, 2020
VANCOUVER COULD USE A LITTLE JIMMY McMILLAN. Jimmy ran for mayor of New York City in 2005 and 2009 as the founder and leader of the Rent Is Too Damn High Party.
January 23, 2020
THE OLD MAN WAS HURTING, HUNGRY AND MAROONED IN THE ER. No one wanted it that way. But that’s how it often is at the Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville, NS.
January 6, 2020
THERE ARE TWO “INVISIBLE HANDS” AT WORK IN OUR DAILY LIVES. One is mythical and one is very real. The mythical one excites Bay Street.
December 17, 2019
MARVIN MILLER FINALLY GOT HIS HOME RUN. The man who brought unions into baseball was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on December 9.
November 21, 2019
WORKERS AT THE TORONTO AIRPORT ARE FLYING HIGH. They dare to think and act in solidarity, all on their own.
November 11, 2019
IT’S A NO GO FOR SCOTT MOE.
October 29, 2019
NONE OF THE ABOVE WINS AGAIN. That’s no surprise to my friend Tom, the carpenter. He told me that’s who he wanted to vote for.