Jobless Youth In Ontario: Canaries in Coal mine?

The rate of Ontario youth unemployment rivals those of the European Union and the U.S. Rust Belt states. So says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in its recent report, “The Young and the Jobless”. Joblessness among people aged 15…

Disarm the Cops! Abolish the SIU. Fire Blair

    Bowing to enormous public pressure, the Special Investigations Unit of the Toronto Police Service on August 20 charged Constable James Forcillo with second degree murder in the death of 18-year old Sammy Yatim, three weeks after the shooting on…

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…