Category: Labour Beat

On The Line

After finish reading Rod Mickleburgh’s new history of the BC Labour movement ‘On the Line’, the first emotion I feel is anger. Anger at how the apparatus of the State, through the decades and at the behest of robber barons,...

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Citizen Workers Vote October 20th!

On October 20th citizens all across BC will have an opportunity to elect mayors, councilors, and area directors – the leadership of our local government. Unfortunately, only about 25-35 per cent of those citizens will...

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The Janus Decision

“The right wing has weaponized the word ‘freedom’ so that people think the only way they have freedom is to do something alone, that the solidarity and unity of doing something together, which is how working people really have...

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Make Your Vote Count

. “What people want to know is,’ do I have a better opportunity to have my views reflected in the legislature with the system today or with a different system?’” John Horgan Premier of BC   Canadians value fairness yet we...

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Affordable Housing is Possible

  Two representatives of the BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU) recently made a presentation to the Labour Council about a project BCGEU has undertaken called “Building an Affordable B.C.” which examines causes of the housing...

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Makuk – A New Exchange is Needed

“For the dead are not powerless” Chief Seattle There are so many wrongs to be undone, so much history that has to be relearned, that the whole idea of true reconciliation with our indigenous Brothers and Sisters seems like it...

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