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April 22, 2014
Four residents of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside are launching a constitutional challenge after being ticketed for selling personal items on the sidewalk. Defendant Ralph George says the group are... [... READ]
Article
April 22, 2014
A federal fraud investigator has been suspended without pay, after she leaked documents showing that investigators had to cut people off their employment insurance benefits in order to meet quotas.... [... READ]
Article
April 16, 2014
DAWN-RAFH Canada was founded in 1985 following a meeting between seventeen women from across Canada who came together to discuss issues of mutual concern. In a society which devalues and often... [... READ]
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April 16, 2014
Last week, the Fredericton Morgentaler clinic announced that it would be closing its doors in July due to a lack of funding from the New Brunswick government. New Brunswick is the only province in... [... READ]
Article
April 15, 2014
In honour of the first Equal Pay Day in Ontario (Wednesday April 16th), PovNet has collected some news articles and resources for you to read. The gender pay gap has become normalized. Critics often... [... READ]
Article
April 14, 2014
The controversial federal program that allows employers to hire non-Canadians continues to grow more quickly than the overall Canadian labour market – through good times and bad, and despite... [... READ]
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