Labour Day 2013 marred by unions bowing to austerity

  by Barry Weisleder And the downbeat goes on. In sector after sector, from auto to steel to forestry to railways to the Ontario and Federal Public Service, to the federal postal service, bosses usually get the concessions they demand…

BC election, Ontario budget show failure of NDP ‘moderation’

The obvious lesson from the May 27 British Columbia provincial election is 'don't trust opinion polls'. But what can we learn from the NDP campaign, besides the fact that the Toronto Maple Leafs is not the only team capable of…

Right Wing Meltdown is No Cure for Austerity

Right wing governments in Canada seem to be on the ropes. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's regime is mired in scandals, the latest centred on a $90,000 payoff by his former chief of staff to cover-up misappropriation of funds by Conservative…