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Province needs to focus on value-added forestry rather than LNG pipedream

With the BC government’s promise of tens of thousands of jobs in a new liquefied natural gas industry...


SaskTel is the goose that lays golden eggs

In Aesop’s Fables, there is a clever story about shortsighted greed that destroys the profitability of an asset...


School bus chaos predictable, and preventable

There are always a few bumps in the road when the new school year starts...


Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce misled public about unionization

Loren Remillard’s ideological tirade against unions (June 20 “Secret ballots and democracy”) is both under-researched and misleading. Remillard falsely asserts that workers in Manitoba cannot vote by secret ballot to join a union. In fact, it has been enshrined in Section 40(1)2. of the Labour Relations Act for decades.


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Katha Fortier: Fixing lax standards in the workplace

While your editorial on the widespread abuse of labour standards revealed...


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Fred Wilson COP21 Update - concluding thoughts

As the COP21 climate conference comes close to a conclusion, the world can breathe a bit easier. All-night negotiations chaired by France’s Laurent Fabius produced a near to final agreement that delivers at least some of the ambitions we have been waiting for.