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October 31, 2016

This Magazine cover imageThis Magazine is 50 years old. To celebrate, This editors embarked on an ambitious project: they featured 50 ideas from “Canada’s brightest, boldest, and most rebellious thinkers, doers, and creators” to “share their best big ideas.” I was struck not by what was there, but what was missing: Of the 50 ideas, there wasn’t one that dealt specifically with work.

October 14, 2016

Toronto journalist Linda McQuaig is a passionate writer; she is not an economist or, at least, she doesn’t teach economics in a prestigious university or work for a major bank. The people who do are mostly “official” economists and usually either get it wrong or don’t get it at all.

October 4, 2016

Creating and sending out an email newsletter has never been easier.

September 22, 2016

Back in 2007, I thought, for sure, Ontario's referendum on electoral reform would pass

September 6, 2016

Imagine a friend whose long-term relationship with a jerk has just ended.

August 26, 2016

After our members returned to work, but while I was still on staycation, I attended a community event organized by labour activists in Peel Region.

August 16, 2016

One person's red tape is another person's health and safety, but Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne hopes that workers won't make this connection.

Updating labour laws to better address the fractured and complex reality of work today is no easy feat.

July 13, 2016

July 11, 2016

Canada Post is extending its lockout deadline to Monday.