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My Girlfriends Are Making A World of Difference

G(irls)20 | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Impact

2013-06-12-blog_girls_20_summit_v01A.png My girlfriends are engineers -- compassionate, beautiful, well-educated and women who are out there making a difference. My friends are designing implants to deliver pain medicine for those with chronic pain. But what if my girlfriends never received an education?

330 Workers To Lose Jobs In Caterpillar Plant Closing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Heavy equipment giant Caterpillar Inc. says it is closing a tunnel-boring machine factory in Toronto by mid-2014, throwing 330 workers out o...

When Hudak Says "Flexible" Labour, He Really Means "Cheap"

Sid Ryan | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Politics
Sid Ryan

In Tim Hudak's dreams for Ontarians, workers will shuffle from one low-wage, precarious job to another, competing with each other in a race to the bottom. This is what he means by "flexibility" and it is the path to poverty, not prosperity.

McGuinty Places Blame At Harper's Door For Electro-Motive Closure

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OAKVILLE, Ont. - Ottawa could have prevented the loss of hundreds of jobs at an Ontario locomotive plant if it had acted to modernize Canada's "outdat...

Plant Closure Won't Stop Picketing Workers

CBC | Posted 04.05.2012 | Canada Business

Workers in London, Ont., say they'll continue to picket even though the Electro-Motive Diesel plant is now officially closed, as the head of the Canad...

Rachel Mendleson

Caterpillar To Shut Down Electro-Motive Plant | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 04.04.2012 | Canada

[This story was updated from an earlier version.] TORONTO -- Caterpillar Inc. has announced that it will close the Electro-Motive plant in London, ...

Is the Canada-European Trade Agreement Helping or Hurting?

Glen Pearson | Posted 03.16.2012 | Canada Politics
Glen Pearson

There could be some good aspects of the CETA arrangement, but its negative effects could be so profound. In the rush to bring in foreign investment we could easily be paving the way for the Caterpillars of the world to take away whatever little self-direction is left for our communities.