- Saskatchewan's 'austerity budget' comes too late
A first glance at the Saskatchewan budget suggests that Finance Minister Kevin Doherty has looked everywhere for savings as he tries to hoist the province out the deep financial hole that's largely of the government's own creation.
www.cbc.ca | Friday 24 Mar 2017, 5:00pm
- Province to impose two-year public-sector wage freeze
The Pallister government will impose a two-year wage freeze on 120,000 public-sector workers as it attempts to wrestle an operating deficit approaching $1-billion. On Monday, the Progressive Conservatives introduced long-awaited legislation -- first hinted at last fall -- to curb salary costs.
www.winnipegfreepress.com | Friday 24 Mar 2017, 4:00pm
- The 2016 Annual Reviews of Labour Relations
and Social Dialogue for 16 countries in Central Eastern Europe and Southeast Europe are online!
www.fes-socialdialogue.org | Friday 24 Mar 2017, 3:00pm
- New budget doesn't change Wall's ideology
Budgets are about choices. And leading up to this year's provincial budget, CBC's Jason Warick has shone a spotlight on some of the choices which make clear that Brad Wall and his Saskatchewan Party aren't even within shouting distance of basic competence in government.
leaderpost.com | Friday 24 Mar 2017, 2:00pm
- Donald Trump's attack on fresh water should be a wake-up call for Canadians
With the release of the federal budget 2017, this week is a real opportunity for our current government to send a message to the rest of the world that, despite the current political climate, we take our fresh water seriously, we are working together, and that Canada is still a leading force in environmental protection.
www.hilltimes.com | Friday 24 Mar 2017, 1:00pm
- The Council of Canadians opposes the loss of minimum processing requirements under CETA
Newfoundland and Labrador-based Council of Canadians Board member Ken Kavanagh was on CBC Radio on Monday (March 20) speaking in opposition to the loss of minimum processing requirements (MPRs) under the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
canadians.org | Friday 24 Mar 2017, 11:00am
- Hundreds Of Thousands Of Workers Will Strike May 1, Organizers Say
Almost 350,000 service workers plan to strike on May 1, a traditional day for labor activism across the world, in the most direct attempt yet by organized labor to capture the energy from a resurgent wave of activism across the country since the election of Donald Trump.
www.buzzfeed.com | Friday 24 Mar 2017, 4:00am
- CLC sees skills training, infrastructure and child care as budget highlights
The Canadian Labour Congress says today's federal budget takes positive steps on a few key issues for working Canadians and their communities.
canadianlabour.ca | Thursday 23 Mar 2017, 6:00pm