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Jan 25, 2017, 16:39 ET Molson Coors Canada preparing to bring in replacements against striking workers

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2017 /CNW/ - "Only a week and a half into a legal strike against Molson Coors Canada and we can already see that the company is preparing to bring in replacement workers," says Rob...


Oct 15, 2014, 11:56 ET Clear majority of Canadians oppose privatization, poll shows

OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Corporate lobbyists and conservative politicians continue to push for the privatization of public services, but a new poll shows that Canadians are deeply mistrustful of ...


Oct 16, 2013, 17:06 ET Food Bank Volunteers Fed Up with Government Inaction

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - On October 17, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, food bank volunteers will walk away from their lunch lines to serve up food for thought on street...


Oct 16, 2013, 08:59 ET Union leaders host forum to put income inequality on the agenda

HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Leaders of several major Ontario unions will be in Hamilton Wednesday night to host a forum on income inequality in Ontario. Date: October 16, 2013 Time: 7:30 p.m. ...


Jun 20, 2013, 07:00 ET 340,000-member National Union calls for boycott of Labatt imports, launches email-writing campaign

OTTAWA, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - In support of almost 50 striking Labatt workers in Newfoundland and Labrador, the representatives of hundreds of thousands of provincial government and private sector...


Feb 26, 2013, 14:36 ET Civil Society Groups Send Open Letter to Canada's Members of Parliament on Bill C-400

OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - This Wednesday, February 27th, Bill-C400, which calls for federal leadership in developing a national housing strategy, will be voted on at second reading. If passed,...