Capital gains taxes are the biggest problem, Toby Sanger says.
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"We have to get back to good-paying jobs in Canada."
A tentative contract agreement was made with the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
Few make the connection between preserving and sustaining our global environmental commons and growing our common wealth. The only way we can sustainably improve the standard of living for all is by expanding the collective public goods and services that we share, instead of through profit-driven production.
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CUPE's president says the union will support the NDP in the election.
If you're a Vancouver property taxpayer, a chill should be running down your spine.
TORONTO - The union representing Air Canada flight attendants is taking the federal government to court, saying that allowing the airline to fly with fewer flight attendants poses a serious safety iss...
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CALGARY - A union representing inside workers with the City of Calgary has ratified a new four-year deal.It would see members get a pay raise of 12.5 per cent over the life of the contract.Peter Marsd...
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VANCOUVER - Education support staff in B.C.'s public schools have reached a tentative contract with the province.The roughly 34,000 workers, most of them members of CUPE, must still ratify the propose...
VANCOUVER - As British Columbia's unionized teachers began voting Monday on whether to amplify their job action, the province's education minister pointed to their support staff counterparts as proof...
Israel is very relevant to Olivia Chow's candidacy because some of the major proponents of the "Israel as apartheid state" and the BDS movement are key supporters of Olivia Chow and with whom she is identified. It is now time for Ms. Chow to take responsibility for her silence.
VICTORIA - The Greater Victoria School District says it has reached a tentative deal with a union and averted a strike that could have seen picket lines go up at 51 schools next week.The announcement...
NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - A lockout at a private sports club in North Vancouver has ended more than seven months after it began.Sixteen members of CUPE Local 389 at the North Shore Winter Club were lock...
It's an all-too-regular occurrence in this province. Government employees, whipped up by their union leaders, marching against whatever economic development opportunity is being proposed. Pipelines to the coast? Opposed. Gas exploration? Opposed. Companies creating investment revenue for pensions? Opposed. New mine? Opposed. Coal exports? Opposed. But what if government employees had a direct financial stake in the economy doing better than expected? Would they be more willing to consider ways to grow the economy? It's an interesting premise, and one the B.C. government will test in the next round of collective bargaining.