Nora Loreto

Type: Article

Dec 6, 2017
Are union communicators prepared for the moment that #metoo involves one of their union’s leaders? What are the crisis communications plans for unions if someone (or many people) make a claim of sexual assault or harassment against someone currently or formerly involved with the union, whether in...
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Nov 8, 2017
This morning, I had the opportunity to talk with CBC radio morning shows about academic freedom: what is it and why is it important to professors. And most importantly, why is it so important that it’s at the centre of a 4-week strike that has no end in sight? Academic Freedom has been contorted by...
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Oct 10, 2017
La lune de miel de la carrière d’un politicien n’est probablement pas un bon moment pour parler de ce qu’il nous reste à faire. Mais comme Jagmeet Singh, tout juste élu chef du NPD, a déjà rencontré le caucus des députés fédéraux, il n’y a pas de temps à perdre. Ce qu’il sait très bien. Il vient d’...
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Oct 4, 2017
The Honeymoon of a politician’s career is nearly always the worst time to talk about getting down to business. But, as newly-elected NDP leader Jagmeet Singh meets with the federal caucus of MPs today in Ottawa, there’s not much time to waste. And he clearly knows that. He’s just named Guy Caron to...
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Aug 17, 2017
In Charlottesville, Virginia, when a car ploughed into a crowd of anti-racist activists killing Heather Heyer and injuring 19 others, many people linked that tactic to recent terror attacks, especially in Europe. Indeed, driving a truck into a crowd of protesters has become a favoured tactic for...
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Jul 20, 2017
On December 2, 2010, the Ontario government promised that a new wind turbine plant in Tillsonburg would deliver 900 jobs to the southwestern Ontario region. The government release said that the plant was part of a $7-billion investment made by Samsung to invest in clean energy. Siemens would build...
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Jun 22, 2017
Is there a rule somewhere that says that journalists writing about bank profits or bank workers cannot mention the two together? Quarter after quarter, and year after year, the same paint-by-numbers articles are written about Canada’s largest banks. The story goes like this: the writer starts...
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Jun 7, 2017
On May 24, about 175,000 construction workers from across Quebec walked off their construction sites. The workers called an unlimited general strike, and construction across the province stopped. During the strike week, thousands of workers protested in Quebec City, plastering the streets...
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May 25, 2017
The spring floods in Quebec came as a surprise. Record-level rainfall plus warm temperatures caused a crisis and people are only now starting to identify what they've lost, and what they've saved. These floods represent an extreme weather trend that Canadians need to get used to. Despite our...
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Apr 26, 2017
Depuis cinq ans, presque tous les trimestres, les médias nationaux nous présentent une variation sur un même thème : les cinq grandes banques du Canada ont connu une autre période de bénéfices sans précédent. Presque chaque fois, les reportages contiennent les mêmes éléments : des initiés prédisant...
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