IT’S JUST TOO DAMN HARD TO JOIN A UNION. That’s the compelling conclusion of new research from the Canadian Labour Institute (CLI). It is also a resounding rebuke to all the bogus “evidence” that unions just don’t matter any more.
ANNA AND BOBBY HANNAH HAVE THE MONEY. They make a good living with their sign business in Dieppe, New Brunswick. So, they’ll make the drive to Tuscaloosa, Alabama two or three more times before hockey season is over.
YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE RICH to live in Parkdale. Rent strikes will help keep it that way say hundreds of tenants locked in battle with the biggest landlord in the neighbourhood just west of downtown Toronto.
BILL MORNEAU MAKES COLLEEN COFFEY ANGRIER AND ANGRIER. She gets angry because he wants to pass a law that will make him richer. She gets even angrier because his law will make many thousands of workers poorer at the worst possible time in their lives—when they are old.