Roma family granted stay of deportation on humanitarian grounds

rabble news - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 1:16pm
Thursday, July 3, 2014 A Roma family that fled from Hungary to Canada due to anti-Roma discrimination was granted a reprieve and stay on humanitarian grounds and will not face deportation to Hungary.

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The Buzas family, a Roma family of five that fled from Hungary because of anti-Roma discrimination, was granted reprieve and stay on humanitarian grounds on Wednesday, a day before their deportation date.

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Bill C-24: The Stealing Citizenship Act

rabble news - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:50pm

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Joint statement by: Fuerza-Puwersa, Justice for Migrant Workers, Justice for Deepan, No One Is Illegal - Montreal, No One Is Illegal - Ottawa, No One Is Illegal - Toronto, No One Is Illegal - Vancouver, Solidarity Across Borders

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Strike on hold at Globe and Mail

rabble news - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:53am
Thursday, July 3, 2014 Globe and Mail and Unifor Local 87-M will return to the bargaining table July 8, after 93 per cent of employees vote in favour of a strike if an agreement cannot be reached.

A strike at Canada’s largest circulating national daily newspaper is on hold for the time being. On July 2, representatives from the Globe and Mail’s management and Unifor 87-M agreed to return to the negotiating table on July 8.

The dispute arose because the new contract proposed by Globe management would require some reporters and editors to write “advertorial” copy in addition to their editorial work. Other issues in the dispute include job security and wages.

Earlier July 2, almost 93 per cent of the employees represented by Unifor 87-M had voted in favour of striking.

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Paul Manly and 'today's NDP'

rabble news - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:06am

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Video: Tar Sands Healing Walk 2014

rabble news - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:42am
Is this show currently playing? July 3, 2014 On June 28, 2014, over 700 people gathered for the 5th and final Athabasca region Healing Walk. The message was clear: no more pipelines. YouTube screen_shot_2014-07-03_at_8.42.20_am.png

"You are killing us with your greed."

On June 28, 2014, over 700 people gathered for the 5th and final Athabasca region Healing Walk. The walk sent a clear message that Indigenous Peoples from across Turtle Island are united to protect the land, water, air and all living beings from the destruction of the Tar sands and its pipelines

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Alberta's Tories appear to have waded into the shallow end of the political gene pool

rabble news - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 1:18am

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world…

Never mind the bit about any second coming being at hand. You can go too far, in my estimation, searching modern poets for political metaphor. Anyway, that was what Alison Redford was supposed to be, wasn't it? Or was that Ed Stelmach?

Just the same, I do have a revelation for you: the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party, the mighty dynasty created 43 years ago by the sainted Peter Lougheed, is coming apart at the seams and the springs and stuffing are starting to peek out between the splits.

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