HE WANTED TO STRIKE A BLOW FOR FEMINISM. He didn’t. In fact, when Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil announced a grant of $5 million to rich women, as a way to help all women, he triggered activist anger and condemnation.
AFTER A YEAR OF FIGHTING SHE WON. An Air Canada flight attendant will get the workers’ compensation benefits her employer said she didn’t deserve. A new law in B.C. will make similar fights unnecessary.
BOSSES NEVER LISTEN TO WORKERS. But in Red Deer, Alberta on February 15 they did. They voluntarily shut down all operations of the Olymel slaughterhouse in Red Deer. They agreed with their workers. The plant was simply not a safe place to work.